Tag: josephus

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

03/02 | 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.

Herodium: The Tomb of King Herod Revisited

03/02 | Although Josephus states that Herod was buried at Herodium, he does not specify where. Was Herod buried in the mausoleum on the slope or in the fortress at the summit?   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.

The Stones of Herod’s Temple Reveal Temple Mount History

03/01 | Building and furnishing the Herodian Temple involved more than stone quarrying and laying, but the stones and foundations of Herod’s Temple can give us clues to Temple Mount history.   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem.


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