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2012-01-08 08:00:00

A trip to the Holy Land launched a business, Holy Land Stone, to bring healing to others. The healing stones are now available for sale WorldWide. Melborne, Florida (PRWEB) January 08, 2012 When Michael Martin crafted a special memento after the death of his mother in 2000, he had no way of knowing the impact this item would ultimately have. After visiting the Holy Land, and finding himself captivated with the history-rich stones of which the city of Jerusalem, the Church of the Holy...

2,000-Year-Old Clay Seal Found Near Temple In Jerusalem
2011-12-26 12:36:38

Archaeologists said on Sunday they found a rare clay seal under Jerusalem's Old City that is linked to religious practices 2,000 years ago. The seal was found near the Jewish Temple at the Western Wall.  It bears two Aramaic words meaning "pure for God." Archaeologist Ronny Reich of Haifa University said the seal dates between the 1st century B.C. to 70 A.D. Reich, co-director of the excavation, said this is the first discovery of a written seal from that period of Jerusalem's...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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