Tiberias haes been veneratit in Judaism syne the middle o the 2nt-century an syne the 16t century, haes been considered ane o Judaism's Fower Holy Ceeties, alang wi Jerusalem, Hebron an Safed. In the 2nt-10t centuries, Tiberias wis the lairgest Jewish ceety in the Galilee, an the poleetical an releegious hub o the Jews o Palestine. Accordin tae Christian tradition, Jesus performed several miracles in the Tiberias diestrict, makin it an important pilgrimage site for devoot Christians. Tiberias haes historically been kent for its hot springs, believed tae cure skin an ither ailments, for thoosans o years.
↑The Sunday at home. Religious Tract Society. 1861. p. 805. Retrieved 17 October 2010. Tiberias is esteemed a holy city by Israel’s children, and has been so dignified ever since the middle of the second century.