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2009-09-13 08:50:00

The Israel Antiquities Authority reported on Friday that Israeli archaeologists have uncovered one of the oldest depictions of a menorah.

2009-09-12 02:15:06

Excavation for a new 122-room hotel in Israel has uncovered the remains of what archaeologists say is one of the world's oldest synagogues. The site is in Migdal near the Sea of Galilee, in Northern Israel, CNN reported. Migdal is mentioned in ancient Jewish texts as having a role in the Great Revolt when Jews rebelled against Roman rule.

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2008-12-11 08:40:00

Franciscan archaeologists digging in the biblical town of Magdala in present-day Israel say they have uncovered vials of perfume similar to those used by Mary Magdalene, the woman believed to have washed the feet of Jesus.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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