Friday, July 29, 2022

More on the Mt. Arbel fortress(es)

LEEN RITMEYER: The fortresses of Arbel. A case of mistaken identity.
For a long time, it was thought that Fahr al-Din’s citadel was the fortress of the Jewish rebels who fought against Herod. The late Zvi Ilan conducted a systematic survey of these caves in 1987- ‘88, in which I participated. ...
I noted the Jerusalem Post article on the Mt. Arbel fortress by Judith Sudilovsky here. This blog essay gives lots of additional information about the site.

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