Beit She’an (spelled also “Beth Shean”) is a city with long and reach history on the junction of the Jezreel valley and the Jordan Valley.
Inhabited since Neolithic times, Beit She’an in mentioned in the battles of Saul vs. the Philistines, and again in the New Testament as a member of the Decapolis. The city was destroyed in a devastating earth quake in 749 CE, yet many parts of the city the center are now exposed again.
Its main attractions include an impressive theatre and a set of bathouses, a main commercial street (with possible evidence of a brothel..), foundations of several Roman Temples, and a mound with significant remains from Canaanite, Egyptian, and Israelite Periods.
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Presenting Beit-Shean to “The Watchman”, 2018
Points of Interest in the Area
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