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Ancient Tiberias

tiberias citadelTiberias was founded by Herod Antipas in 20 CE on the westwen shores of the Sea of Galilee, and was named after the contemporary emperor Tiberius.

tour to tiberiasAfter the conquest and destruction of Jeruaslem in 70 CE, Tiberias developed to be the biggest and most important Jewish center in the Holy Land.

tiberias maimonides tombIn Tiberias the “Jerusalem” Talmud wikipedia s was compiled, The Sanhedrin‘s wikipedia s station was in Tiberias, and later in Tiberias diacritics for Hebrew writing was developed (“Tiberian Hebrew” wikipedia s).

Excavavtions at ancient Tiberias uncovered various remains from Classical to Crusaders times.


Tiberias (/t aɪ ˈ b ɪər i ə s / ; Hebrew: טְבֶרְיָה, Tverya, (audio) ; Arabic: طبرية‎, Ṭabariyyah) is an Israeli city on the western shore of the Sea of Galilee.


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Points of Interest in the Area

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 leonardo plaza tiberias Modern Tiberias
 tiberias maimonides tomb Tomb of Maimonides
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