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by Graham I. Davies
Tel Megiddo (Hebrew: מגידו; Arabic: مجیدو, Tell al-Mutesellim, lit. "Tell of the Governor"; Greek: Ἁρμαγεδών, Armageddon) is the site of the ancient city of Megiddo whose remains form a tell (archaeological mound), situated in northern Is. .
Tel Megiddo (Hebrew: מגידו; Arabic: مجیدو, Tell al-Mutesellim, lit. "Tell of the Governor"; Greek: Ἁρμαγεδών, Armageddon) is the site of the ancient city of Megiddo whose remains form a tell (archaeological mound), situated in northern Israel near Kibbutz Megiddo, about 30 km south-east of Haifa. Megiddo is known for its historical, geographical, and theological importance, especially under its Greek name Armageddon
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The most recent title in the Cities of the Biblical World Series covers Megiddo, which was one of the last Canaanite cities to hold out against the Israelites and that became a royal fortress under such kings as Solomon and Ahab.
Photo courtesy of BiblePlaces. And Solomon buil. ll the cities of stor. nd cities for his chariots and cities for his horsemen (1 Kings 9-17-19). Megiddo was one of the most important cities in Canaan and Israel in the biblical period. It was at Megiddo that the Canaanite city-states gathered to rebel against Egyptian domination. The Book of Revelations (16-16) places the battle of the last days at Armageddon (Megiddo). Canaanite City at Megiddo. A Royal Canaanite City and an Egyptian Administrative Center. The archaeologists’ astonishment grew with every new structure which came to light.
Biblical Tells – Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba. Battle of Megiddo (1918): fought during World War I between Allied troops, led by General Edmund Allenby, and the defending Ottoman army. outside of the city of Megiddo in late 1458 or 1457 BC Thutmose the third wasted no time in mobilizing his forces and marching from phoebs in egypt towards the rebel stronghold this army numbered around 10,000 to 20,000 strong being made up of infantry and Egyptian chariots this army covered a hundred and fifty miles in ten days and rested. History of archaeological excavation. Megiddo has been excavated three times and is currently being excavated yet again.
Megiddo was the key rebel city on the main north-south route The excavated gates of all three cities are very similar.
Megiddo was the key rebel city on the main north-south route. On the walls of the temple at No-amon, that is, Karnak, there is an impressive description of this campaign, which includes a debate regarding the direction from which it would be best to attack Megiddo, and a list of the booty taken. The excavated gates of all three cities are very similar. Excavations are continuing at the tel and the archaeologists are not of one mind as to how much of what found in the palaces, stables and water systems should be attributed to King Solomon and how much to King Ahab.
Qumran (Cities of the Biblical World). This volume covers Jerusalem, one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world, and the centre for many cultures and religions over thousands of years. The major archaeological discoveries are charted and related to our interpretation of the Bible. Included is the work on the east slopes of Ophel, where British excavators have, over the years, made an important contribution to the archaeology of the city. Other titles in the series include "Excavation in Palestine", "Jericho", "Megiddo", "Qumran" and "Ugarit".
This study concentrates on the cities in Mesopotamia, Aram/Syria and Phoenicia, Anatolia, Egypt, and Palestine during the Old Testament period, and Palestine and the provinces of the Roman world during the New Testament period
This study concentrates on the cities in Mesopotamia, Aram/Syria and Phoenicia, Anatolia, Egypt, and Palestine during the Old Testament period, and Palestine and the provinces of the Roman world during the New Testament period. Special attention is given to the geographical setting of the city, the history of its development, its relevance to the Bible, its distinguishing features, and any significant archaeological discoveries made at the site.
Megiddo (Cities of the Biblical World). Coauthors & Alternates. ISBN 9780718825867 (978-0-7188-2586-7) Softcover, Lutterworth Press, 2000.
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