Tag: ancient egyptian

Exodus in the Bible and the Egyptian Plagues

04/01 | The Book of Exodus describes ten Egyptian plagues that bring suffering to the land of pharaoh. Are these Biblical plagues plausible on any level?   Read more…

Posted in Exodus, Hebrew Bible, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Did Pharaoh Sheshonq Attack Jerusalem?

03/27 | Israeli scholar Yigal Levin’s article “Did Pharaoh Sheshonq Attack Jerusalem” in the July/August 2012 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review examines the historical veracity of both the Egyptian Pharaoh’s account and   Read more…

Posted in Hebrew Bible, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Origins: 3.14159265…

03/14 | Why did the ancients invent increasingly subtle and ingenious methods to arrive at an exact value of pi? Human curiosity.   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Cultures.


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