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Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Archaeologists uncover massive gate to Goliath's biblical city

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception

Archaeologists on a two-decade-long mission have discovered the gate and the fortifications of one of the most coveted ancient Biblical cities – Philistine Gath, located in the Judean foothills. The city was also home to Goliath.
The gate to the city, where the biblical giant warrior Goliath, defeated by young David, the future king of Israel, came from, was enormous. link

This is a view of the remains of the Iron Age city wall of Philistine Gath. © Prof. Aren Maeir, Director, Ackerman Family Bar-Ilan University Expedition to Gath
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