Tag: biblical arch

Jewish Captives in the Imperial City

03/17 | Ancient Rome was the superpower of its day. Yet, when the Romans conquered the tiny province of Judea and quashed the First Jewish Revolt in 70 C.E., it was actually   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Ancient Library of Alexandria

03/12 | When Alexander the Great died in 323 B.C.E., the Ptolemaic dynasty was given control of Egypt. Ptolemy I (c. 367–283 B.C.E.) established his capital at Alexandria and immediately began to   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Places.

Israelite Kings Depicted in Ancient Art?

03/10 | Has archaeology uncovered portraits of two Israelite kings? One contender is on the famous Black Obelisk from Nimurd/Calah, but scholars differ about the identification. Another more recent candidate for an   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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