Tag: Life in the Ancient World

The 10 Strangest Foods in the Bible

10/14 | Many Biblical stories are set within the context of a meal. While most of these are about regular meals, others refer to more bizarre, extreme or supernatural cases of eating   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Ancient Board Games in Biblical Gath

10/09 | Fragmentary finds of gaming boards, playing pieces, and knucklebones attest to the popularity of ancient board games in biblical Gath.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

Justinian Plague Linked to the Black Death

09/21 | Bacterial research has linked the Justinian Plague to the world’s most infamous affliction, the Black Death.   Read more…

Posted in News, Post-Biblical Period.


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