Acre, Israel
Acre (/ˈɑːkər/ or /ˈeɪkər/, Hebrew: עַכּוֹ, ʻAkko; Arabic: عكّا‎, ʻAkkā, Ancient Greek, Akre, Ἄκρη) is a city in the northern coastal plain region of northern Israel at the northern extremit...
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Khan al-Umdan
Khan al-Umdan (Arabic: خان العمدان‎: "Caravanserai of the Pillars" or "Inn of the Columns", also known as Khán-i-'Avámid) is the largest and best preserved khan in Israel. Located in the Ol...
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Tower of Flies
The Tower of Flies was a formidable guard tower/fort at the medieval city-port of Acre which overlooked the harbour from a small island and protected the city’s rich maritime trade. It also served as ...
Acre Prison
The Acre Prison also known as Akko Prison is a former prison in Acre, Israel.In the time of the British Mandate the citadel in the old city of Acre was used as a prison in which many Arabs were impris...
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Akko Light
Akko Light (Hebrew: מגדלור עכו‎) or Acre Light, is an active lighthouse in the port of Acre, Israel. It is located on the South-West corner of the city's ancient walls, at what is believed t...
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Yiftahel
Yiftahel is an archaeological site located in the Lower Galilee in northern Israel. Various salvage excavations took place here between 1992 and 2008. The best known periods of occupation are the Earl...
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Tel Hanaton
35°15′25″E / 32.78556°N 35.25694°E / 32.78556; 35.25694Tel Hanaton (Arabic: Tal Badawiye; meaning 'The Nomads' Tel') is a Bronze Age Tel situated at the Western edge of the Be...
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Herodian architecture
Herodian architecture is a style of classical architecture characteristic of the numerous building projects undertaken during the reign (37 BC - 4 BC) of Herod the Great, the Roman client king of Jude...
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Avdat
Avdat (Hebrew: עבדת‎, from Arabic: عبدة‎, Abdah), also known as 'Abdah and Ovdat and Obodat, is a site of a ruined Nabataean city in the Negev desert in southern Israel. It was the mos...
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Timnah
Timnath or Timnah was a Philistine city in Canaan that is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible in Judges 14. It has been identified with Tel Batash (Hebrew: תל בטש‎), a tel located in the Sorek Valley,...
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Harosheth Haggoyim
Harosheth Haggoyim (Hebrew: חרושת הגויים‎, lit. Smithy of the Nations) is a fortress described in the Book of Judges as the fortress or cavalry base of Sisera, commander of the army of "Jabin, K...
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Siege of Acre (1291)
The Siege of Acre (also called the Fall of Acre) took place in 1291 and resulted in the loss of the Crusader-controlled city of Acre to the Muslims. It is considered one of the most important battles ...
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Siloam inscription
The Shiloah (Siloam) inscription (כתובת השילוח) or Silwan inscription is a passage of inscribed text found in the Hezekiah tunnel which brings water from the Gihon Spring to the Pool of Siloam, locate...
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Siege of Acre (1799)
The Siege of Acre (Turkish: Akka Kuşatması) of 1799 was an unsuccessful French siege of the Ottoman-defended, walled city of Acre (now Akko in modern Israel) and was the turning point of Napoleon'...
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Red Color
The Red Color (Hebrew: צבע אדום‎, transl.: Tzeva Adom) is an early-warning radar system installed by the Israel Defense Forces in several towns surrounding the Gaza Strip to warn civilians of im...
Siloam
Siloam (Hebrew: Shiloah; Arabic: Silwan) is an ancient site in Jerusalem, located in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, south of the Old City. According to the Hebrew Bible, Siloam was built a...
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Ashkelon
Ashkelon (also Ashqelon and Ascalon; Hebrew: אַשְׁקְלוֹן ; Arabic: عسقلان‎ ʿAsqalān ; Latin: Ascalonia ; Akkadian: Isqalluna ; Ancient Greek: Ἀσκάλων, Askalon) is a ...
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Well of Souls
This article describes the cave in Jerusalem. For the series of novels by Jack Chalker see Well World.The Well of Souls (Arabic: Bir el- Arweh, Bir el- Arwah or Bir al- Arwah‎) — sometimes t...
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Acre Municipal Stadium
Acre Municipal Stadium (Hebrew: האצטדיון העירוני של עכו‎, HaItztadion HaIroni Shel Akko), also known as the Toto Acre Stadium (Hebrew: אצטדיון טוטו עכו‎, Itztadion Toto Akko) for s...
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Zedekiah's Cave
Zedekiah's Cave, also Solomon's Quarries, is a 5-acre (20,000 m) underground meleke limestone quarry that runs the length of five city blocks under the Muslim Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem...
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Pool of Siloam
The Pool of Siloam (Hebrew: בריכת השילוח‎, Breikhat Hashiloah) is a rock-cut pool on the southern slope of the City of David, the original site of Jerusalem, located outside the walls of the Old...
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Mansion of Bahjí
The Mansion of Bahjí (Arabic: delight) is a summer house in Acre, Israel where Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of the Bahá'í Faith, died in 1892. His shrine is located next to this house. The whole area was ...
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Helena of Adiabene
Helena of Adiabene (Hebrew: הלני המלכה‎) (d. ca. 50-56 CE) was queen of Adiabene and wife of Monobaz I. With her husband she was the mother of Izates II and Monobaz II. Helena became a convert t...
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Ashkelon National Park
Ashkelon National Park (Hebrew: גן לאומי אשקלון‎) is an Israeli national park along the shore of the Mediterranean sea southwest of the city of Ashkelon.The national park is situated in the hea...
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Dan (ancient city)
Dan (Hebrew: דן‎), is a city mentioned in the Bible, described as the northernmost city of the Kingdom of Israel, belonging to the Tribe of Dan. The city is identified with the tel known as Tel ...
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Stepped Stone Structure
The Stepped Stone Structure is the name given to the remains at a particular archaeological site (sometimes termed Area G) on the eastern side of the City of David, the oldest part of Jerusalem. The c...
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