Tag: Pompeii

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.

Solomon, Socrates and Aristotle

10/02 | 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.

Bronze Age Akrotiri Reopened

04/17 | The mid-second millennium B.C.E. volcanic eruption on the island of Thera (the modern tourist island Santorini) redefined Bronze Age history for the entire Aegean. One of the largest eruptions in   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites, News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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