Tag: samaria and jerusalem

Nehemiah—The Man Behind the Wall

12/16 | Few people are familiar with the Biblical figure Nehemiah, and yet he was instrumental in the rebuilding and reestablishment of Jerusalem in the fifth century B.C. following the Babylonian exile.   Read more…

Posted in People in the Bible.

Israelite Cosmology and the Orientation of Iron Age Houses

11/21 | Why are most of the houses from Iron Age Israel and Judah oriented to the east?   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

The Palace of the Kings of Israel—in the Bible and Archaeology

08/28 | King Omri of Israel selected Samaria as his capital and built an elaborate palace there in the ninth century B.C.E. What did this palace look like, and was it destroyed   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Sites.


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