By: Sarah K. Yeomans
Did the Antonine Plague influence shifts in religious practices at the end of the second century C.E.?
By: Christina Triantafillou
Excavations in the city of Cologne have uncovered the remains of Germany’s oldest library.
By: Robin Ngo
A recently published paper describes researchers using ancient ingredients to recreate ancient beers.
By: Megan Sauter
Were there synagogues before the Romans destroyed the Temple, or did they develop only afterward? Communal structures from the Second Temple period have been discovered, but should they be considered synagogues even though they don’t share the major architectural feature common to post-destruction synagogues?
Although excavated structures, pottery and other household artifacts offer a glimpse of daily life in the Iron Age highlands of Canaan, no burials or tombs have been found. What do these findings reveal about the ideology of early Iron Age Israelite society?