#1588

2017-09-19

Redating the Gihon Tower/Destruction of the Temple

With Clyde Billington

The construction of a tower guarding the Gihon spring in Jerusalem has been redated by about 1,000 years. The significance of this redating is discussed, along with archaeological remnants of the destruction of the Jewish Temple, first by the Babylonians and then by the Romans, both on the 9th day of the Jewish month of Av, 650 years apart.

tags: Jerusalem Temple Hezekiah's Tunnel Tish B'Av Gihon spring

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#1272

2011-03-23

Earliest Winery & First Skyscraper

With Prof. Keith Schoville

Discussion of news reports about the discovery of the oldest known winery in Armenia, and some new theories about an 11,000-year old tower in Jericho, probably the world's first skyscraper.

tags: Earliest Winery Armenia Jericho tower first skyscraper

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