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July 26, 1977
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Two villas in Miron, which were unearthed over the weekend by an archaeological expedition from Duke University, may shed light on the way of life of Jews of Galilee under the burden of heavy taxation imposed by Roman rulers. In the basement of the residences, which were connected by a veranda, were some 29 amphora filled with preserved and apparently kosher nuts and grains and some 500 coins of the Fourth Century. It is believed that the taxation policies of the governors of Constantine II prompted the population here to leave.

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