Jaffa or Yafo - the former city and now (since 1949) is the oldest neighborhood in Tel - Aviv, #Israel. Jaffa is one of the most important ports of ancient Israel and the oldest settlements in the world. Archaeological excavations date the foundation of the building of towers and gates of the middle Bronze Age. The town was first mentioned in written sources of the conquest of Egypt, Pharaoh Thutmose III-th 1470 BC Jaffa is mentioned several times in the Bible: the place of sending the…
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English is the language of Shakespeare and the language of Chaucer. It's spoken in dozens of countries around the world, from the United States to a tiny island named Tristan da Cunha. It reflects the influences of centuries of international exchange, including conquest and colonization, from the Vikings through the 21st century. Here are 25 maps that explain the English language. #English #language #map
Chan Chan ruins, Peru. The largest Pre-Columbian city in South America. Chan Chan was constructed by the Chimor (the kingdom of the Chimú), a late intermediate period civilization which grew out of the remnants of the Moche civilization. The adobe city of Chan Chan, the largest in the world, was built around AD 850 and lasted until its conquest by the Inca Empire in AD 1470. It was the imperial capital where 30,000 people lived.
Hadrian's Wall is the boundary built by the Romans between conquered England and unconquered Scotland and this Unesco World Heritage Site is amazing to visit. But it is quite long so where is the best place to visit Hadrian's Wall? Housesteads Roman Fort is a short detour from the M1 and is one of the best places to see Hadrian’s Wall intact. There's an excellent visitor centre and plenty of information. You really get a great impression of what it must have been like here in Roman times.
History's Oldest Shopping Mall Remains One of the World's Most Visited Attractions