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These major cities were built on ancient ruins

Espresso Logo By Erin Daley of Espresso | Slide 2 of 21: Jerusalem, one of the oldest cities in the world, has a long, storied past of being destroyed and rebuilt, captured and recaptured, besieged and attacked, and yet it continues to thrive and is currently home to nearly one million people.In recent years, ruins of ancient walls and stone floors, along with stone sickles, flint tools, and gemstone beads unearthed by archaeologists in the Holy City revealed a settlement dating back 7,000 years.

Jerusalem

Jerusalem, one of the oldest cities in the world, has a long, storied past of being destroyed and rebuilt, captured and recaptured, besieged and attacked, and yet it continues to thrive and is currently home to nearly one million people.

In recent years, ruins of ancient walls and stone floors, along with stone sickles, flint tools, and gemstone beads unearthed by archaeologists in the Holy City revealed a settlement dating back 7,000 years.

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