Masada is an ancient fortification in Southern Israel on the eastern edge of the Judaean Desert, overlooking the Dead Sea. The Siege of Masada by Roman Empire troops towards the end of the first Jewish–Roman War ended in the mass suicide of the 960 Jewish
In Capernaum, foundations of the home where Jesus lived with Peter's family. Crowds met here to hear Jesus teach. Early on, the home underwent many changes as Christians continued to use it as a meeting place after Jesus' resurrection.
Predating Stonehenge by years, Turkey’s stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization. It's up north in the Levant just below Turkey's mountains. Where were the makers of this site from?
Mehrgarh:The roots of Shaktism: a Harappan goddess figurine. Date: 3000 BCE - 5500 BCE Location: Mehrgarh, Harappa Female figurines were found in almost all households indicating the presence of cults of goddess worship.
Ephesus Terrace Houses: The Fanciest Homes in Turkey
Ephesus, Turkey - Floor tiles in Ephesus. Ephesus was one of the 12 cities of the Ionian League during the Classical Greek era. It later become a major Roman city. It is located on the coast of Ionia near present day Selcuk, Izmir Province, Turkey.
Nineveh, near present day Mosul, Iraq. Nineveh was one of the oldest and greatest cities in antiquity. The area was settled as early as 6000 BC and, by 3000 BC, had become an important religious center for worship of the Assyrian goddess Ishtar.