Tag: samaria and jerusalem

Ancient Samaria and Jerusalem

03/08 | Jill Katz explains how the field of urban anthropology can shed light on the ideological differences between Jerusalem and Samaria.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Topics.

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

12/31 | 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.

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.


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