Tag: the athenian agora

Solomon, Socrates and Aristotle

01/05 | A wall painting found in the House of the Physician in Pompeii contains the earliest known depiction of a Biblical scene. Two onlookers in the crowd appear to be the   Read more…

Posted in Ancient Cultures.

The Ancient Library of Alexandria

09/03 | When Alexander the Great died in 323 B.C.E., the Ptolemaic dynasty was given control of Egypt. Ptolemy I (c. 367–283 B.C.E.) established his capital at Alexandria and immediately began to   Read more…

Posted in Biblical Archaeology Places.

The Archaeology of Atheism in Ancient Athens

08/22 | In this blog post, Tim Whitmarsh explores the evidence for the location of the Garden of Epicurus in Athens, arguing that its physical position was an expression of Epicureans’ “atheistic”   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

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