Tag: jewish traditions

The Church of Laodicea in the Bible and Archaeology

03/06 | Laodicea was a wealthy city in western Turkey that flourished for centuries. Why does the author of the Book of Revelation call the church of Laodicea “lukewarm”—neither hot nor cold?   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Myra, Turkey: St. Nicholas’s Christian Capital

01/26 | The fourth-century bishop of Myra, later canonized as St. Nicholas (and commonly remembered as Santa Claus), shaped the development of the Christian city before being buried at Myra.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Jews in Roman Turkey

01/25 | Recent excavations in Limyra, Turkey, have uncovered a mysterious building near the city’s east gate. Although the structure has been only partially excavated, Jewish iconography and architectural features have already   Read more…

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


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