The partly excavated building of synagogue dates back to 4th or 5th century CE, there is another first century building underneath it, which is believed to be the actual synagogue of Capernaum where Isa (Jesus) As may have preached and it may have been the center of his activities.
According to Biblical tradition, Jesus (Isa As) preached and healed lepers here, a miracle that is also mentioned in Islamic tradition.
|c. 400 CE||The white limestone Synagogue in the background, with remains of basalt houses in the foreground.||N/A|
|Latest Update: May 29, 2015|