“This discovery is important because it proves the existence of a Jewish community in the region from ancient times–something which the Palestinian Authority continually denies.”
From The Berean Call
Archaeologists in Israel have uncovered ancient epitaphs in both Greek and Aramaic that date back to the first century.
[It was reported] that the inscriptions were found in a cemetery that is located in the ancient Galilean capital city of Zippori.
“Zippori was the first capital of Galilee from the time of the Hasmonean dynasty until the establishment of Tiberias in the first century CE. The city continued to be central and important later on,” researchers explained in a press release announcing the discovery.
Four words which are part of the inscriptions were thus far able to be decoded. One word, in Greek, means “Jose,” a common Jewish name during the period, the three other words are Aramaic for “the Tiberian,” “forever,” and “rabbi.” Click here to continue reading.