Tag: ancient near east

The Origins of “The Cherry Tree Carol”

10/11 | “The Cherry Tree Carol” is a Christmas carol that first appeared in 13th-century England; an American version was discovered in Appalachia in the 20th century. Stonehill College Biblical scholar Mary   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period.

Carchemish in the Bible and History

08/24 | Carchemish was an important Hittite fortress and provincial capital located on the west bank of the Euphrates River.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Animals Went in Two by Two, According to Babylonian Ark Tablet

08/10 | A recently translated Old Babylonian flood tablet describes how to build a circular ark.
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Posted in Hebrew Bible, Inscriptions, News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

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