Archeologists Unearth Largest Roman Basilica Ever Found in Israel—Dated 2,000 Years Old-BY EMG INSPIRED STAFF (Courtesy of Yaniv Cohen/Nature and Parks Authority via Israel Antiquities Authority) Source:Theepochtimes A massive renovation at the Tel Ashkelon National Park has unveiled the largest Roman basilica in Israel, dating to about 2,000 years ago, which is set to be accessible to the general public once the project is completed. The extensive development work at the park, funded by Nature and Parks Authority alongside Leon Levy Foundation, is being conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA). Alongside erecting sculptures and marble columns discovered during the excavation at the site, the authority will also renew existing roads and construct a new network of existing paths.   (Courtesy of Yaniv Cohen/Nature and Parks Authority via Israel Antiquities Authority) The new paths, about 2 kilometers long, are meant to showcase and provide good access to the park’s unique nature ...

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