Tag: ancient coins

Carchemish in the Bible and History

06/21 | Carchemish was an important Hittite fortress and provincial capital located on the west bank of the Euphrates River.   Read more…

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

The Athenian Acropolis

06/07 | Prior to its destruction by the Persians in 490 B.C.E. and again in 480–479 B.C.E., the Acropolis was a sacred precinct with a temple to Athens’s tutelary goddess, Athena. The   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

How Ancient Jews Dated Years

04/04 | During the First Jewish Revolt against Rome (66–70 C.E.), which ended with the destruction of the Temple, Jews minted their own coins dated to the first, second, third, fourth and,   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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