How did King David achieve the unachievable and conquer the city of Jerusalem which had been impenetrable for 850 years?
Archive for May, 2016
The Book of Genesis describes the Binding of Isaac on Mount Moriyah as well as the meeting between Abraham and Melchizedek King of Shalem.
Scholars have suggested a number of possible sources for the name of the most important city in the Middle East.
Doron Spielman explains the structure of the city of Jerusalem before and after King David conquered it.
The conquest of Jerusalem was part of a campaign by King David to unify the twelve tribes.
A fifty-foot tall tower was constructed in ancient Jerusalem to protect its precious water source, the Gihon Spring.
This pool holds the key to understanding the history and archaeology of ancient Jerusalem.
The Upper Pool was in use from the time of Abraham until 702 BCE and was excavated secretly by archaeologists at the City of David.
At this spot, the Gihon Spring, King Solomon was anointed and began to consolidate the Kingdom of Israel.