Tag: ancient near

Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City

01/11 | Archaeologist Hillel Geva says that population estimates for ancient Jerusalem are too high. His new estimates begin with people living on no more than a dozen acres.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.

What Does the Aegean World Have to Do with the Biblical World?

01/08 | What does the ancient Aegean world in the west have to do with the Biblical world in the east? Quite a lot, according to Aegean archaeology specialist Louise Hitchcock.   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

How Did Ancient Bureaucrats Set Their Interest Rates?

01/02 | When did people begin issuing interest-bearing loans? And how did they decide how much to charge for the privilege of borrowing money?   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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