Tag: isaiah

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 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.

No, No, Bad Dog: Dogs in the Bible

08/01 | Dogs—or celeb in Hebrew—were not well loved in the Bible. Given the negative associations with dogs, it is surprising that one of the great Hebrew spies bears this name.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, Hebrew Bible.


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