History of Magdala

History of Magdala (HM2LS5)

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N 32° 49.619', W 35° 30.795'

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c. 200 BC / c. 20-60 AD / 67 AD / c. 100 AD / c. 200 AD

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c. 200 BC
Magdala is established, likely through Hasmonean influence (Jewish families), during the Hellenistic period.

c. 20-60 AD
Magdala develops from a small village into a prosperous city known for fish salting and boat building.

67 AD
Roman General Vespasian's troops conquer Magdala (Taricheae) during the First Jewish-Roman War (also called the Great Revolt)(66-73).

100 AD
Flooding leaves the northern part of the town uninhabitable.

c. 200 AD
The town of Magdala is rebuilt in the southern part.
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Date Added Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)25S E 264734 N 3634904
Decimal Degrees32.82698333, -35.51325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 49.619', W 35° 30.795'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 49' 37.14" N, 35° 30' 47.7" W
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