Tag: tarshish

Condemned to Mine Copper

07/19 | Sending condemned prisoners to mine copper in the Faynan in present-day Jordan was a popular form of early Christian persecution in the Roman Empire.   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Places.

Who Were the Phoenicians?

07/08 | With a commercial empire that lasted a millennium, the Phoenicians were major players in the ancient Mediterranean world. Spreading their culture and goods, they came into contact with many different   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Did the Carthaginians Really Practice Infant Sacrifice?

04/02 | One of the most debated questions in the study of the ancient world is whether or not the Carthaginians practiced human sacrifice—more specifically, the sacrifice of infants. Recent studies have   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Cultures, News.


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