Tag: john the baptist

Herod the Great: Friend of the Romans and Parthians?

11/30 | Jason M. Schlude explores how King Herod manipulated his position between two regional powers.   Read more…

Posted in People in the Bible, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Herod’s Death, Jesus’ Birth and a Lunar Eclipse

11/29 | Read letters published in the Q&C section of BAR debating the dates of Herod’s death, Jesus’ birth and to which lunar eclipse Josephus was referring.   Read more…

Posted in Jesus/Historical Jesus, People in the Bible, Scholar’s Study.

The Masada Siege

11/17 | What do we know about the Roman siege of Masada? We must consider both the account given by Josephus and the surviving archaeological evidence in order to reconstruct what happened.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.


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