Israel 365 News - In an excavation of the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) in Jerusalem’s City of David National Park, archaeological evidence has been uncovered of the earthquake that occurred during the Kingdom of Judah.
The quake is mentioned in the Bible as a significant event used to mark a period of time, as was done in Amos:
The words of Amos, a sheepbreeder from Tekoa, who prophesied concerning Yisrael in the reigns of Kings Uzziyahu of Yehuda and Yerovam son of Yoash of Yisrael, two years before the earthquake. Amos 1:1
EVIDENCE OF EARTHQUAKE 2,800 YEARS AGO FOUND IN CITY OF DAVID
The earthquake occurred in Israel about 2800 years ago and is described by the prophet Amos in the Bible. Evidence of the earthquake was previously exposed in several sites throughout Israel, but researchers believe that for the first time they were able to identify remnants of destruction indicating that the earthquake also hit Jerusalem at the time that it was the capital of Judah in the First Temple Era.
Archaeological excavations by the IAA in the City of David revealed a ....READ MORE
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