Archaeologists discovered during excavations ancient Christian village

12.03.2004

12.03.2004


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A major historical discovery was made by Israeli archaeologists, RBC reports. During the excavations near g.Netanya found a large settlement. According to the preliminary data of this settlement was a Christian village that existed there in about 4-5 century AD Scientists have managed to dig out the house, consisting of at least two rooms, floors were laid with colorful mosaics, which indicates a high level of living of the population in that period. According to the press secretary's office of Netanya Rami Gobernik, at the site will create a historical museum. After the decline of the Roman Empire in the IV century BC in the Holy Land lived mainly Byzantine Christians. In 636, the area was conquered by the Arabs, reports AP.

Battery News, 11/03/2004 17:01
Source: Mk

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