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Ancient village questions belief that Jewish fled

Discovery of an ancient village just outside Jerusalem has brought into question one of the strongest images of biblical times the wholesale flight of Jews running for their lives after the Roman destruction of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem in 70 AD Just beneath the main road leading north from Jerusalem, archaeologists have found the walls of houses in a well-planned community that existed after the temple?s destruction.

india Updated: Jan 05, 2006 13:56 IST

First Published: Jan 05, 2006 13:40 IST