The IDF announces a widespread campaign on “terror targets” and begins bombing the Gaza Strip, preparing for a ground operation. This comes after the head of Hamas’ military wing Ahmed Jabari was killed in an Israeli airstrike.
Ruins of Herod's palace at Caesarea Maritima, Israel. Herod I the Great built Caesarea Maritima in honor of Roman Emperor Octavian Augustus Caesar. Herod was one of the more prolific builders in all the Roman Empire.
This booklet shows what scholars believe to be the map of Christian Jerusalem. The extraordinary picture comes from one of the recently discovered hoard of up to 70 lead booklets found in a cave in the hills overlooking the Sea of Galilee.