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

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

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