King David
The heroic yet human life of David, ancient Israel's most important king, is told in the biblical books 1 Samuel, 2 Samuel, 1 Kings and 1 Chronicles. The eighth and youngest son of Jesse of Bethlehem, David is appointed to be court musician and armor-bearer for Israel's first king, Saul. The boy kills a giant enemy soldier, Goliath, becomes intimate friends with Saul's son, Jonathan, and eventually succeeds Saul as king. Under David's rule (circa 1010 to 970 B.C.), Israel's regions unite and wi More »
Born: c. 1040 B.C. (Bethlehem, Judea)

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Bethlehem (/ˈbɛθlɪhɛm/; Arabic: بيت لحم About this sound Bayt Lahm Arabic pronunciation: [beːt.laħm], "House of Meat"; Hebrew: ... Let the king hear the words of your servant Abdi-Heba, and send archers to restore the ... in 2012 at the archaeological dig at the City of David in the form of a bulla (seal impression in ...

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Jul 22, 2013 ... A large, fortified building was found outside Jerusalem. Some archaeologists claim it to be the palace of the biblical King David.

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Jul 19, 2013 ... Israeli archaeologists say they have found the remains of a palace that they believe was a seat of power for the biblical King David — but other ...

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Israeli archeologist Eilat Mazar claims to have unearthed the palace of biblical King David. King David was the 10th-century b.c. poet-warrior and slayer of ...

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May 12, 2017 ... There can be little doubt that King David had a palace. .... The structure from the Second Temple period also incorporated some quite large ...

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Jan 15, 2008 ... This wall is the remains of what definitely is or possibly might be or is laughably unlikely to be the palace of King David. Don't shout this in the ...

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In this first of two episodes, we'll gaze into the self-assured eyes of Michelangelo's David, enjoy Botticelli's Birth of Venus, delve into the 3-D wonders of ...

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Beyond Meat is going public. Investors are betting on a .... Pikachu, Lion King, and snake handlers: summer movies to watch for. By Alissa Wilkinson April 24 ...