Tag: Rome

Roman Concrete

06/13 | Standing the tests of time, Roman concrete is very resilient. One only has to look at structures like the Pantheon in Rome or the harbor at Caesarea Maritima in Israel   Read more…

Posted in Daily.

The Dead Sea Scrolls—A Biography

06/12 | Charlotte Hempel reviews “The Dead Sea Scrolls—A Biography” by John J. Collins.   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.

The Fiscus Judaicus and the Parting of the Ways

10/10 | The fiscus Judaicus was a tax imposed on the Jews of the Roman Empire by Emperor Vespasian in the early 70s C.E. Whereas formerly the Jews had sent a half   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, Reviews.


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