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Day One Hundred Three #DiaryoftheEndoftheWorld

Passing by the last villages on the way to the city, Lyle didn’t bother to look.

I did. Unexpectedly people filled their tiny streets. I wondered why they were not in the city, but then I remembered the widow’s rejection. 80 more words

Diary Of The End Of The World

Rothenburg Etching

As I slowly collect pieces, I find that my appreciation for etching an ever growing thing.  This week I acquired six etchings by the same artist.   242 more words


Worship (illicit) at the City Gate

One of the not–to–frequently mentioned actions that the ancients practiced at city gates was  worship ( illicit).

2 Kings 23:8     Josiah brought all the priests from the towns of Judah and desecrated the high places, from Geba to Beersheba, where the priests had burned incense.

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Places In Israel

King David at the City Gate

It is well–known that in Old Testament times that the “elders” of a city often would congregate at the gate of their city for a variety of functions.  626 more words

Places In Israel

Defending the City at the City Gate

Often times the gate of an ancient city was located at a low point that was easily approached—via an incline ramp—from outside the city.

Note how there are outer and inner gate houses—with a courtyard between them.  344 more words

Places In Israel

City Gate

Project Details

  • Project Name: City Gate
  • Developer: Bayfront Ventures Pte Ltd (JV by World Class Land & Fragrance Group)
  • Address: 371 Beach Road Singapore
  • District: D07 Beach Road / Bugis / Rochor…
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The City Gate in all it's Glory!

This is the old city gate over the Rhine at Worms, Germany.    It was built at the end of the 19th century, and still stands impressively.   58 more words