Tag: jewish history

Giant of the Persian Period

07/09 | Hillel Geva memorializes Ephraim Stern, one of Israel’s foremost archaeologists, a pioneer in his field with numerous achievements to his credit and an international reputation as a scholar.   Read more…

Posted in Archaeologists, Biblical Scholars & Works.

Israelite Psalms in an Egyptian Papyrus?

06/01 | Karel van der Toorn contends that three Israelite psalms appear in Papyrus Amherst 63—although only one is attested in the Bible.   Read more…

Posted in Inscriptions, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Titus Flavius Josephus and the Prophet Jeremiah

05/02 | In the first century C.E., during the First Jewish Revolt, the Jewish historian Josephus urged his besieged countrymen in Jerusalem to surrender to the Romans. Half a millennium earlier, Jeremiah   Read more…

Posted in People in the Bible.


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