- Title: Hezekiah's Tunnel
- Author: Gabriel Levin
- ISBN: 9789659012428
- Page: 312
- Format: Paperback
Hezekiah s Tunnel City of David City Of David When Jerusalem was preparing defenses against the approaching Assyrian army in the th century B.C.E King Hezekiah decided to protect the water source by diverting its flow deep into the city with an impressive tunnel system. Hezekiah s Tunnel Jerusalem Generation Word Bible Hezekiah s Tunnel Warren s Shaft Pool of Siloam Tradional Pool of Siloam Siloam Channel Hezekiah s Tunnel Hezekiah s Tunnel back to the top Hezekiah s Tunnel was cut through bedrock in BC under the City of David, curving and weaving for feet. Hezekiah s Tunnel Reexamined Biblical Archaeology Society Hezekiah s Tunnel, part of Jerusalem s water system, is located under the City of David It connects the Gihon Spring Jerusalem s fresh water supply with the Siloam Pool.According to Chronicles and Kings , this tunnel was dug during the reign of King Hezekiah of Judah to prepare Jerusalem for the imminent attack of the Assyrian king, Sennacherib. Hezekiah s Tunnel Biblical Archaeology Society For than a hundred years, an extraordinary water tunnel in Jerusalem has been attributed to King Hezekiah, who dug it to protect the city s water supply during the Assyrian siege of B.C.E Hence its name, Hezekiah s Tunnel However, recent scholarly publications now argue that the Hezekiah s Tunnel by Ferrell Jenkins at biblicalstudies Hezekiah s Tunnel By Ferrell Jenkins Published in Biblical Insights April, Photographs and content added for the Internet July , . Hezekiah s Tunnel The Gihon Springs to the Pool of Siloam Hezekiah s Tunnel the blue stream running underground was a tunnel chipped out by Hezekiah s men around the year BC Large groups of Israelites had fled Hezekiah s Tunnel Biblical Archaeology Truth The Bible records that prior to the Assyrian invasion of Judah in BCE, King Hezekiah built a tunnel under the city of David to bring the waters of the Gihon Spring to the southwesten side of the city. HEZEKIAH S TUNNEL Siloam Tunnel, City Of David Photos Hezekiah s Tunnel was excavated using pickaxes, mostly from the Gihon Spring side but also from the side of the Pool of Siloam The place where the two groups of excavators met, about feet from the Pool of Siloam, is marked by the Shiloah Inscription below that commemorates their engineering feat. Siloam inscription The Siloam inscription or Shiloah inscription or Silwan inscription is a passage of inscribed text found in the Siloam tunnel which brings water from the Gihon Spring to the Pool of Siloam, located in the City of David in East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shiloah or Silwan.The inscription records the construction of the tunnel, which has been dated to the th century BCE Biblical Water Systems in Jerusalem Jewish Virtual Library The City of David, which was Biblical Jerusalem, is located on a low, narrow spur south of the Temple Mount and today s Old City.A settlement existed here in the Bronze and Iron Ages, of which remains of fortifications and buildings have been found see Archeological Sites in Israel No pp .
Literary Nonfiction Part literary essay, part sleuth work, this poetics of place meanders about Jerusalem and the ruins of Khirbat al Mafjar near Jericho, piecing together in the process the broken lives of loners, pilgrims, poets, and explorers across the centuries all waylaid in the Levant.
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