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The Blue Mosque – Tomb of the Exalted

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The Blue Mosque – Tomb of the Exalted

Situated near Afghanistan’s northern borders is Mazar-i-Sharif, which is the fourth-largest city of Afghanistan. Mazar-i-Sharif means “Noble Shrine” or “Tomb of the Exalted,” and its origins are enshrined in several centuries of local legend and religious traditions. The name is a reference to the city’s majestic center piece, a beautiful mausoleum of Islamic inspired architecture, “The Shrine of
The World Around Us
2021-09-17   365 Views
The World Around Us
2021-09-17

Palace of Fontainebleau: The Home of Kings

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Palace of Fontainebleau: The Home of Kings

The Palace of Fontainebleau, or Château de Fontainebleau, is a majestic palace situated approximately 65 kilometers (40 miles) to the southeast of Paris, France. With its 1,530 rooms, four courtyards and 130 hectares of luscious green surroundings, the Palace of Fontainebleau is one of the vastest palaces in the whole of Europe. Over the past 800 years, it has housed some 34 French monarchs, from
The World Around Us
2021-10-28   349 Views
The World Around Us
2021-10-28

Judean Desert Caves: Safekeepers of Rare Biblical Treasures, Part 1 of 2

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Judean Desert Caves: Safekeepers of Rare Biblical Treasures, Part 1 of 2

Around year 132, conflict broke out in Judea. To defend the Jews of the Roman province, Simon bar Kokhba and his men created large numbers of underground hideout caves in towns and villages. In 1960, archaeologist Yigael Yadin excavated fragments of letters, writings, coins, and an ancient Greek copy of the biblical Book of The Twelve. During an operation to protect the Judean caves, archae
The World Around Us
2021-11-08   286 Views
The World Around Us
2021-11-08

Judean Desert Caves: Safekeepers of Rare Biblical Treasures, Part 2 of 2

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Judean Desert Caves: Safekeepers of Rare Biblical Treasures, Part 2 of 2

Dr. Oren Ableman, a researcher at the Israeli Antiquities Authority, spoke of how the scriptures were of immeasurable worth for humanity: “For the first time in over 60 years, we have fragments of a biblical book that were discovered in an archaeological excavation. It is important also because this is the first time when such fragments, found in an excavation, have been brought straight here to o
The World Around Us
2021-11-12   219 Views
The World Around Us
2021-11-12
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