Tag: esther

How Ancient Jews Dated Years

09/19 | 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.

A Feast for the Senses … and the Soul

05/23 | Go on a journey of the senses through history and discover the significance of ritual feasts and meals in antiquity.   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Cultures, Ancient Israel, Daily Life and Practice, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

How Bad Was the Babylonian Exile?

04/15 | Was there really weeping from the Judahite exiles by the rivers of Babylon? New evidence suggests that life was actually pretty good for some Judahite deportees and their successors.   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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