Fortress in Jerusalem – level 2
People found a 2,000-year-old fortress in Jerusalem. It is around 250 metres long and 60 metres wide. People were looking for this fortress for more than two centuries.
Two thousand years ago, there were Greeks in the region. Historians say that the fortress is where Jewish rebels took Jerusalem back from the Greeks. The holiday of Hanukkah marks this victory.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think about this discovery?
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