Possible Site Of Trial Of Jesus Uncovered By Archaeologists - Herodian steps leading down into Kishle

Possible Site Of Jesus' Trial Uncovered

*JERUSALEM ~ Herodian steps leading down into Kishle. ("Kishle" is the term used by the Turkish Ottomans to refer to soldiers' barracks.

ISRAELI ARCHAEOLOGISTS DISCOVER ROYAL PASSAGEWAY TO KING HEROD'S HILLTOP PALACE Ya'akov Sa'ar/GPO via Getty Images

Israeli archaeologists discover royal passageway to King Herod’s hilltop palace

the Judgement Gate through which Jesus passed on his way to Golgotha

The Judgement Gate, thru which Christ passed on His way to Golgotha - The Israel Museum (מוזיאון ישראל)

Herodian:     Herod the Great built this monumental fortress and palace in the Judean desert south of Jerusalem, and was buried here. The site was a rebel stronghold during the great revolts against the Romans. It is one of the most exciting archaeological sites in Israel.

Herodian: Herod the Great built this monumental fortress and palace in the Judean desert south of Jerusalem, and was buried here. The site was a rebel stronghold during the great revolts against the Romans.

Southern retaining wall of the Herodian Temple mount.  The stairs led up to the court of the gentiles.  The red-roofed basilica is called the Royal Stoa.   (Model, Holy Land Hotel, Jerusalem)

Southern retaining wall of the Herodian Temple mount. The stairs led up to the court of the gentiles. The red-roofed basilica is called the Royal Stoa. (Model of the SECOND TEMPLE, (Herod's Temple), Holy Land Hotel, Jerusalem)

Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) “Herodias” (1843) Oil on canvas Located in the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany Herodias (15 BC-after 39 AD) was a princess of the Herodian Dynasty of Judaea during the time of the Roman Empire.

Paul Delaroche (1797-1856) “Herodias” (1843) Oil on canvas Located in the Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany Herodias (15 BC-after 39 AD) was a princess of the Herodian Dynasty of Judaea during the time of the Roman Empire.

Ariel view of the modern location of the City of David (Ophel) - Looking from South to North.  The white broken-line is where the ancient city of David was located (which is outside the city wall today).  The gold domed building is the Muslim shrine called the Dome of the Rock.  It is surrounded by ancient retaining wall of the Herodian Temple mount.  This picture gives distance perspective.  The Kidron valley can be seen on the left (?) side.

Ariel view of the modern location of the City of David (Ophel) - Looking from…

Oil Lamp from the Herodian Period (Bible History Online)

Oil Lamp from the Herodian Period (Bible History Online)

A, late-16th century, vision of a Pictish warrior (clearly based on Herodian's description of the “barbarians” of Caledonia) by John White. The overall blue tinting of the body is inspired by a remark made by Julius Caesar, who had spent a few weeks in the south-eastern corner of Britain in 55BC and 54BC: “All the Britons, without exception, stain themselves with woad, which produces a blueish tint; and this gives them a wild look in battle.”

Drawn by John White Date A Pictish warrior holding a human head; nude, body stained and painted with birds, animals and serpents carrying shield and man's head, with large curved sword Watercolour touched with bodycolour and white over graphite

Masada - Israel's mountain fortress constructed by Herod the Great.

MASADA, ISRAEL - an ancient fortification in the Southern District of Israel situated on top of an isolated rock plateau on the eastern edge of the Judaean Desert, overlooking the Dead Sea.

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