Tag: history

Map Quests: Geography, Digital Humanities and the Ancient World

06/04 | Print books are a monologue you pay for, whereas digital humanities are, when done correctly, a free dialogue. The use of GIS in Digital Humanities has given us new tools   Read more…

Posted in Cultural Heritage.

The Edomite Stronghold of Sela

05/15 | In one of the Old Testament’s colder and more brutal episodes, King Amaziah of Judah (c. 801–783 B.C.E.), after having slain nearly 10,000 Edomites in battle near the southern end   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, People in the Bible.

Machaerus: Beyond the Beheading of John the Baptist

05/06 | Machaerus is the infamous setting of the beheading of John the Baptist. The historian Josephus corroborates a story from the Gospels in which John the Baptist condemned Herod Antipas’s marriage   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.


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