The Dead sea Scrolls. Between 1947 and 1956 Qumran has been the most important archaeological site of the world . In this period a collection of 972 ancient texts in 11 different caves has been found. The majority of them are made of parchment or papyrus, mainly written in Hebrew and Aramaic and few in Greek... It was said that these scrolls also contained the Book of Enoch which tells the story of him being abducted by other-worldly beings.
The Franciscan Visitation church in the village of Ein Kerem (Karem), on the west side of Jerusalem, is named after virgin Mary's visited to the summer house of the parents of John the Baptist. Ein Kerem is according to tradition the birthplace of John the Baptist.