A view of Hippos, and the Sea of Galilee in the background, from the east.
A view of Hippos, and the Sea of Galilee in the background, from the east. Michael Eisenberg

Archaeologists find vast pagan sanctuary outside Roman city in north Israel

Location of pagan cult site outside city walls of Hippos-Sussita suggests the primary purpose of the theater was to worship the gods, not entertain the masses.

Archaeologists excavating the ancient Roman town of Hippos-Sussita in northern Israel have finally found the large theatre they'd been seeking for years....

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