Wednesday 25th November

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With much of the dense vegetation cleared away, we’re able to see the view that the people who lived and worked in this area would have had of distant Tiberias across the Sea of Galilee. It must have been a very beautiful place to live, with plentiful water, fish and greenery.  A Crusader document refers to a road that ran along the dry river bed here at Geresa Kursi and connected the Sea of Galilee to Damascus in an account on warfare written in 1217.

The view from Area B down to the sea shore

The view from Area B down to the sea shore

Dr Haim Cohen with volunteers, photographing the square

Dr Haim Cohen and with volunteers, photographing the square

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