Tag: cultural heritage

The Origins of “The Cherry Tree Carol”

12/03 | “The Cherry Tree Carol” is a Christmas carol that first appeared in 13th-century England; an American version was discovered in Appalachia in the 20th century. Stonehill College Biblical scholar Mary   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period.

Ancient Clay Tablet Offers New Insights into the Gilgamesh Epic

10/19 | An ancient clay tablet acquired in recent years by the Sulaymaniyah Museum in Iraq offers new insights into the Gilgamesh Epic.   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Hanging Gardens of Babylon … in Assyrian Nineveh

10/15 | The Hanging Gardens of Babylon may not be Babylonian after all—they may have been 300 miles to the north at Assyrian Nineveh, planted by Sennacherib at the start of the   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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