Capernaum Synagogue, Israel
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Capernaum Synagogue, Israel

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This fourth century synagogue in Capernaum is built on the foundations of the first century synagogue where Jesus taught.  

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A: Capernaum Synagogue at Galilee, Israel.

by JAN Maglasang, less than 10 meters away

Capernaum Synagogue at Galilee, Israel.

Capernaum Synagogue at Galilee, Israel.

B: Capernaum Synagogue at Galilee, Israel, with Berning Maglasang

by JAN Maglasang, less than 10 meters away

Capernaum Synagogue at Galilee, Israel, with Berning Maglasang

Capernaum Synagogue at Galilee, Israel, with Berning Maglasang

C: Capernaum Synagogue at Galilee, Israel, with JAN & Mercedes Maglasang

by JAN Maglasang, less than 10 meters away

Capernaum Synagogue at Galilee, Israel, with JAN & Mercedes Maglasang

Capernaum Synagogue at Galilee, Israel, with JAN & Mercedes Maglasang

D: Church of St Peter's House, Capernaum, Israel

by William Hamblin, 60 meters away

This Catholic church from  the 1960s rests on archaeological excavations of a fifth century Byzantine...

Church of St Peter's House, Capernaum, Israel

E: Church at Capernaum, Galilee, containing the Home of St. Peter, with Berning Maglasang

by JAN Maglasang, 100 meters away

Church at Capernaum, Galilee, containing the Home of St. Peter, with Berning Maglasang.

Church at Capernaum, Galilee, containing the Home of St. Peter, with Berning Maglasang

G: Church at Capernaum, Galilee, containing the Home of St. Peter, with Mercedes Maglasang

by JAN Maglasang, 100 meters away

Church at Capernaum, Galilee, containing the Home of St. Peter, with Mercedes Maglasang

Church at Capernaum, Galilee, containing the Home of St. Peter, with Mercedes Maglasang

H: Church at Capernaum, Galilee, containing the Home of St. Peter, with JAN & Mercedes Maglasang

by JAN Maglasang, 100 meters away

Church at Capernaum, Galilee, containing the Home of St. Peter, with JAN & Mercedes Maglasang

Church at Capernaum, Galilee, containing the Home of St. Peter, with JAN & Mercedes Maglasang

I: Greek Orthodox Kloster in Kafarnaum

by Werner Joemann, 170 meters away

Greek Orthodox Kloster in Kafarnaum

This panorama was taken in Israel, Middle East

This is an overview of Middle East

Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.

The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.

Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!

When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.

Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.

Text by Steve Smith.

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