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Israeli Researchers Unearth Palace That May Have Been Home To King David
2013-07-19 11:40:28

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The  ruins of a large palace extending across an area of 3,200 square feet have been uncovered by researchers from Hebrew University (HUJI) and the Israel Antiquities Authorit (IAA). According to the researchers, who have spent the past several years unearthing the ruins, the site at Khirbet Qeiyafa is attributed to the time of King David and is identified with the biblical city of Shaarayim. The site consists of two royal public...

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2008-10-31 11:21:01

Archaeologists in Israel have reported the finding of the oldest known Hebrew text in a fortress city overlooking a valley where the Bible says David slew Goliath. The Hebrew inscription found on a 3,000-year-old piece of pottery could provide insight that suggests Biblical accounts of the ancient Israelite kingdom of David could have been based on written texts. Israeli archaeologist Yossi Garfinkel reported on Thursday that the pottery shard bearing five lines of characters was found near...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.