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Bit-Lahmi

Bit-Lahmi
 
Jesus was, in fact, born in Bethlehem. But this Bethle­hem is not in Judea: it is in Galilee, in the land of “people of other faiths." During the 14th cen­tury BC Amarna Alli­ance, it is known as Bit-Lahmi (see be­low, Jesus' faith “Bit-La-mi”) located at a distance of about 6 kilometers from today's Naz­areth. Next to it is a hill called Tabor (Hungarian, Camp) where a church of the Ga­lileans' faith had been erec­ted, which in 218 BC is surroun­ded by a wall construc­ted by Antio­chus III. Accord­ing to le­gend, it is from here that Je­sus as­cends to Heaven. So Bethle­hem of Ga­lilee is also a strong contender for Je­sus' birthplace. And when com­bined with the likelihood of Galilee, the "land of people of oth­er faiths" of which Je­sus is ac­cused, it be­comes diffi­cult to deny that Je­sus was born in Bethle­hem, Galilee.
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