Tag: Islam in the Ancient World

What Is Coptic and Who Were the Copts in Ancient Egypt?

04/19 | When did the ancient Egyptians stop writing in hieroglyphs, and what came next? From the fourth to ninth centuries C.E., Egypt was predominantly Christian. During this time, the language used   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Virgin Mary and the Prophet Muhammad

03/03 | The Virgin Mary and the prophet Muhammad have a lot in common within their respective Christian and Islamic traditions, according to author Mary Joan Winn Leith.   Read more…

Posted in Bible Interpretation, People in the Bible, Post-Biblical Period.

Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City

12/26 | 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.


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