Tag: mary

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.

The Fishy Secret to Ancient Magdala’s Economic Growth

08/09 | Historical sources say that the export of salted fish at Magdala was so successful that it soon became a self-sustaining town. What does the archaeology reveal?   Read more…

Posted in Archaeology Today, Biblical Archaeology Places, Biblical Archaeology Sites.

Magdala 2016: Excavating the Hometown of Mary Magdalene

07/08 | Dr. Marcela Zapata-Meza introduces readers to the excavations at Magdala, a first-century C.E. fishing village and the hometown of Mary Magdalene in the Bible.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeology Today.


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