Tag: jewish traditions

The Ancient Library of Alexandria

09/03 | 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.

Alternative Facts: Domitian’s Persecution of Christians

07/24 | “Alternative facts” and “fake news” are not just a contemporary phenomenon. On occasion ancient writers similarly tried to spin their version of the truth. One such claim was that Roman   Read more…

Posted in Post-Biblical Period.

The Archaeological Quest for the Earliest Christians

04/08 | In part one of a two-part series, Douglas Boin presents new archaeological and historical research in the study of early Christianity.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics, Daily Life and Practice.


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