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Ancient synagogue remains found in Albania

Ancient synagogue remains found in Albania
trefwoorden: AlbaniŽ - Saranda - synagoge - 5e/6e eeuw
The remains of a synagogue dating from the 5th or 6th century have been uncovered in the Albanian coastal city of Saranda, opposite the Greek island of Corfu.
Hebrew University's Institute of Archaeology and the Archaeology Institute of the Albanian Academy of Sciences discovered the existence of the ancient synagogue among remains from initial excavations conducted some 20 years ago, when Albania was under Communist rule.

Lees verder bij: Washington Times (8 oktober 2003)