The Holy Triangular Along the Christian Pilgrims Road, East of Jordan River ( Baptism Site, Aenon Near to Saleem, and Tyrue Cave)

Mohammed Waheeb, Abdulaziz Mahmoud


Since 1996 the systematic excavations started on the eastern part of Jordan River, archaeological works  have uncovered the ruins of a dozen ancient churches and monasteries - some with splendid mosaic floors - scattered over small hills and barren terraces in an area  located between Wadi Iraq Al Ameer, and Wadi Hesban where  both water of the two Wadies joints together in the lower area of Livias; recently called Rama & Kafrein. There were also wells, baptism pools and elaborate water system built by the first converts to Christianity. The article  will focus on the important discoveries was made in these  three locations  Bethany Beyond the Jordan, Aenon Near to Saleem & Tyrue Cave  near Jordan River and analyze the importance of this area during the Classical Period .

Keywords: Archaeology, Anthropology, history, Holy Sites, Church, Tourism, artifacts.

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