Tag: hershel shanks

First Person: BAR Gives Away $50,000

09/28 | BAR is giving $50,000 in grants to professional archaeological excavations in Israel.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works, Biblical Archaeology Sites, News.

The Destruction of Pompeii—God’s Revenge?

08/24 | The eruption of Mt. Vesuvius destroyed the opulent vacation destinations of Roman elites in August 79 C.E.—almost exactly nine years after Roman troops destroyed the Temple in Jerusalem. Did this   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

What Is Coptic and Who Were the Copts in Ancient Egypt?

08/15 | When did the ancient Egyptians stop writing in hieroglyphs, and what came next? From the fourth to ninth centuries C.E., Egypt was predominantly Christian. During this time, the language used   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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