Tag: Pompeii

The Archaeological Quest for the Earliest Christians

03/04 | In part two of a two-part series, Douglas Boin challenges the idea that Christians left so few archaeological traces behind because they couldn’t afford to make them.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics, Daily Life and Practice.

Solomon, Socrates and Aristotle

12/15 | Is it possible that the earliest existing picture of a scene from the Bible also includes the philosophers Socrates and Aristotle as onlookers? In the building known as the House   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Cultures.

The Destruction of Pompeii—God’s Revenge?

02/20 | 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.


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