Another extraordinary usage of siege-mining in the ancient Greece, where during Philip V of Macedon's siege of the little town of Prinassos, according to Polybius, "the ground around the town were extremely rocky and hard, making any siege-mining virtually impossible. However, Philip ordered his soldiers during the cover of night collect earth from elsewhere and throw it all down at the fake tunnel's entrance, making it look like the Macedonians were almost finished completing the tunnels. Eventually, when Philip V announced that large parts of the town-walls were undermined, the citizens surrendered without delay."
To push MSME, housing credit in the hinterland, govt plans to involve RRBs ...Language politics reimagined. Mani Shankar Aiyar writes ... Diwali Offer ... Now we have Ram Setu, where Akshay will go on a KingSolomon’s Mines-like mission to unearth the story about the Ram Setu bridge, and seems to have found a astronaut-like spacesuit to do that in ... Tags.
... of gold that are currently valued at $3 trillion - in his legendary mines. Treasure hunters continue to search for KingSolomon's mines in the hope of finding the King's treasures, but Ellis is sure that those still trying their luck may find themselves sorely disappointed. .
“This impressive operation is known to the public as ‘KingSolomon’s Mines,’ and today we know that copper production actually peaked here at about the time of KingsDavid and Solomon. The Bible never mentions the mines as such, but it does tell us that ...
“This impressive operation is known to the public as ‘KingSolomon’s Mines,’ and today we know that copper production actually peaked here at about the time of King David and King Solomon.” ... His son Solomon used huge quantities of copper for building the Temple in Jerusalem.
"This impressive operation is known to the public as 'KingSolomon's Mines,' and today we know that copper production actually peaked here at about the time of KingsDavid and Solomon ...Preserved fortification, donkey stables dating to King Solomon discovered at TAU's Timna Valley excavations.
In fact, the most recent discovery of the oldest purple dye in the world, that and the other recent textile and other finds provide important links to KingSolomon’s empire and the validity of the Biblical text, in fact, some historians and archaeologists believe that Timna could be the site of King Solomon’s fabled mines.