Tag: Life in the Ancient World

The Athenian Acropolis

02/17 | Prior to its destruction by the Persians in 490 B.C.E. and again in 480–479 B.C.E., the Acropolis was a sacred precinct with a temple to Athens’s tutelary goddess, Athena. The   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Daily Life in Ancient Israel

01/13 | What was life like for the tribes of Israel in the time of the Biblical Judges, the period archaeologists call Iron Age I (1200–1000 B.C.E.)?   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Israel.

How Ancient Jews Dated Years

12/30 | 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.


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