Tag: masada

Women of the Ancient Near East: Julia Berenice

03/19 | Meet Julia Berenice: queen of Judea, political operator in a Roman arena, and lover of Titus—the destroyer of Jerusalem.   Read more…

Posted in People in the Bible.

Jewish Captives in the Imperial City

03/17 | Ancient Rome was the superpower of its day. Yet, when the Romans conquered the tiny province of Judea and quashed the First Jewish Revolt in 70 C.E., it was actually   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Ancient Jerusalem: The Village, the Town, the City

01/11 | Archaeologist Hillel Geva says that population estimates for ancient Jerusalem are too high. His new estimates begin with people living on no more than a dozen acres.   Read more…

Posted in Jerusalem.


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