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Esther Scroll from the Ottoman Empire. The Book of Esther is a book in the Ketuvim, the third section of the Jewish Tanakh (the Hebrew Bible) and is part of the Christian Old Testament. It tells the story of a Jewish girl named Esther who became queen of Persia and thwarted a plan to commit genocide against her people.

The Forbidden Book of Enoch. Enoch was the grandfather of Noah. It is not currently regarded as part of the Canon of Scripture as used by Jews, apart from the Beta Israel canon; nor by any Christian group, apart from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church canon. However, it is argued that all the writers of the New Testament were familiar with it and were influenced by it in thought and diction.

The Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of 972 texts from the Hebrew Bible and extra-biblical documents found between 1947 and 1956 on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea, from which they derive their name. They were specifically located at Khirbet Qumran in the British Mandate for Palestine, in what is now known as the West Bank.

After the feeding of the four thousand we read in Matthiew 15: And he sent away the multitude, and took ship, and came into the coasts of Magdala. Matt 15:39 Magala was the home of Mary Magdalene and recently archaeologists discovered there a Synagogue from the time of Jesus. This stone which probably served as a table to set the scroll of the Torah was found in the excavation. This could be the Synagogue where Mary worshipped. Location: The Gospel Trail, Israel

'Cave of the Apocalypse' on the Island of Patmos, the site where John wrote the Book of the Revelation.

Hebrew Bible manuscript from the First Century BC containing two passages from the Book of Deuteronomy. Discovered in 1952 in a cave at Qumran, near the Dead Sea, it preserves one of the oldest copies of the Ten Commandments.

Gabriels Stone. A 1st century BC stone tablet discovered a decade ago near the Dead Sea in Jordan has been translated, showing it to be an apocalyptic description attributed to the angel Gabriel. The text of the tablet makes clear references to the Messiah who will destroy evil and bring in righteousness. In the stone tablet, Gabriel commands the Messiah to live after three days, a seeming reference to the resurrection of Jesus.

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