Tag: paleo-hebrew

Babylonian Trigonometry Table: The World’s Oldest?

09/20 | According to a new interpretation of a 3,800-year-old clay tablet, the ancient Babylonians may have developed the first inklings of trigonometry more than a thousand years before Pythagoras, the namesake   Read more…

Posted in News, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Reign and Religion in Palestine

08/16 | Oliver D. Hoover reviews “Reign and Religion in Palestine: The Use of Sacred Iconography in Jewish Coinage” by Anne Lykke.   Read more…

Posted in Reviews.

Ancient Military Correspondence: Send Wine

06/20 | Send wine: A newly deciphered letter from Israel’s Negev desert describes an exchange of supplies between two Judahite military officers.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, News.


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