The village of Capernaum is on the
northern side of Sea of Galilee. Capernaum was the center of Jesus
activities in the Galilee and his home town during that time. Jesus
taught in the local synagogue. It was also the home town of the
apostles Peter, James, Andrew and John, and the tax collector
A grand 4th C Ad
Synagogue was excavated, which stood over the Synagogue from the
time of Jesus.
Peter's house, and a
Byzantine church built over it, were also excavated and
reconstructed, as well as other houses of the Roman city.
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Luke 3, 23: "And Jesus
himself began to be about thirty years of age..."
Matthew 4, 13: "And
leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon
the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim:"