Today Jericho celebrates it's 10,000 year anniversary. The date is mostly symbolic, though the city is one of the oldest in the world, "with evidence of settlement dating back to 9000 BC and urban fortifications dating back to 7000 BC, predating Egypt's pyramids by 4,000 years."

Today Jericho celebrates it's 10,000 year anniversary. The date is mostly symbolic, though the city is one of the oldest in the world, "with evidence of settlement dating back to 9000 BC and urban fortifications dating back to 7000 BC, predating Egypt's pyramids by 4,000 years."

Alleyways of Jerusalem... very confusing! We got lost for almost 2 hours around 9pm. Best way to experience the old Jerusalem.

Alleyways of Jerusalem... very confusing! We got lost for almost 2 hours around 9pm. Best way to experience the old Jerusalem.

Jericho, Palestine   - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Jericho, Palestine - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time. http://TravelNerdNici.com

Gabriels Stone.  A 1st century BC stone tablet discovered a decade ago near the Dead Sea in Jordan has been translated, showing it to be an apocalyptic description attributed to the angel Gabriel. The text of the tablet makes clear references to the Messiah who will destroy evil and bring in righteousness. In the stone tablet, Gabriel commands the Messiah to live after three days, a seeming reference to the resurrection of Jesus.

Gabriels Stone. A 1st century BC stone tablet discovered a decade ago near the Dead Sea in Jordan has been translated, showing it to be an apocalyptic description attributed to the angel Gabriel. The text of the tablet makes clear references to the Messiah who will destroy evil and bring in righteousness. In the stone tablet, Gabriel commands the Messiah to live after three days, a seeming reference to the resurrection of Jesus.

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