By: Devorah Emmet Wigoder
The brevity of life is compared to the delicate bloom of the caper in one of the Bible’s many references to fragrant and edible plants. Enjoy a glimpse of some of these plants.
By: David Moster
Many Biblical stories are set within the context of a meal. While most of these are about regular meals, others refer to more bizarre, extreme or supernatural cases of eating and drinking.
By: Noah Wiener
In the early 1960s, archaeologist James Mellaart uncovered a mural at Çatalhöyük, the world’s largest and best-preserved Neolithic site, which he interpreted to represent a volcanic eruption.
By: Marek Dospěl
“And together, all shall submit to the one who is in charge of them, with all submissiveness and all propriety, in what he directs them […]
By: Jonathan Laden
In the largest find of its type in a century, archaeologists uncovered thirty mummies in sealed coffins. They were found, in the Valley of the Kings on the west bank of the Nile, by accident when an archaeologist noticed the head of one coffin sticking out from the sand.