Timeline: Walls of Jerusalem through the centuries

By WAYNE STILES
July 30, 2012 15:33

Sites and Insights: I’ve heard it said, “If you want to understand the history of Israel, then learn the history of Jerusalem.”




Walls of Jerusalem

Walls of Jerusalem 370. (photo credit:BiblePlaces.com)

The walls of Jerusalem have expanded and contracted through the centuries like the breathing of a living being.

Each ruler has made his mark, from King David to Suleiman the Magnificent, who built the walls we see today.

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Many books depict these changes, but a comprehensive timeline illustrates them well.



Wayne Stiles has never recovered from his travels in the Holy Land. Follow him on Twitter (@WayneStiles) or on his blog at www.waynestiles.com.



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