Mighty Fortifications Found Show Kingdom of Geshur More Powerful Than Thought #GoXplrr Hutton Pulitzer

Posted by Hutton Pulitzer, J Hutton Pulitzer The History Heretic and Featured on History Channel’s Curse of Oak Island #GoXplrr #WolterPulitzer #HuttonPulitzer #FightForTruth Jovan Philyaw Massive fortifications surrounding Bethsaida, the capital city of Geshur, indicate that the biblical-era kingdom had been a lot more powerful than assumed, archaeologists say. That conclusion is bolstered by the discovery of numerous monumental towers guarding the road to Bethsaida.

The ruins of Bethsaida sit on a basalt outcrop descending from the Golan Heights, about a mile north from the Sea of Galilee. Among the most striking finds at the site is the massive city gate.

The Kingdom of Geshur, located east of the Jordan River, coexisted with the kingdoms of Israel and Judah to its south, and with the kingdom of Aram to the north (in present-day Syria).

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Source: Mighty Fortifications Found by Archaeologists Show Kingdom of Geshur More Powerful Than Thought – Archaeology – Haaretz – Israel News Haaretz.com

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