Tag: Life in the Ancient World

How Ancient Jews Dated Years

04/04 | 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.

Did the Carthaginians Really Practice Infant Sacrifice?

04/02 | One of the most debated questions in the study of the ancient world is whether or not the Carthaginians practiced human sacrifice—more specifically, the sacrifice of infants. Recent studies have   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Cultures, News.

At Carthage, Child Sacrifice?

04/01 | Was child sacrifice really practiced at ancient Carthage? In BAR, Patricia Smith discusses the research she and her team conducted on the cremated remains from the Carthage Tophet.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.


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