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Roman Theater Uncovered at Base of Jerusalem’s Western Wall

JERUSALEM — Israeli archaeologists on Monday announced the discovery of the first known Roman-era theater in Jerusalem’s Old City, a unique structure around 1,800 years old that abuts the Western Wall and may have been built during Roman Emperor Hadrian’s reign.

Circa 4 BC, The massacre of the innocents, the murder of male children by Herod's men. Original Artwork: After a painting by F Overbeck. (Photo by

On Christian Feast of Slaughter of ‘Innocents,’ Planned Parenthood Proclaims Abortion as ‘Social Good’

The Christian Bible recounts that King Herod became enraged when he realized that the three wise men had chosen not to tell him where the Christ child was to be born, and in his anger he ordered the massacre of all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity two years old and under. Ever since, Christians have celebrated the memorial of the babies who died at his hands.