Tag: the dead sea

Women of the Ancient Near East: Julia Berenice

03/19 | Meet Julia Berenice: queen of Judea, political operator in a Roman arena, and lover of Titus—the destroyer of Jerusalem.   Read more…

Posted in People in the Bible.

Jewish Captives in the Imperial City

03/17 | Ancient Rome was the superpower of its day. Yet, when the Romans conquered the tiny province of Judea and quashed the First Jewish Revolt in 70 C.E., it was actually   Read more…

Posted in Temple at Jerusalem, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

The Ancient Library of Alexandria

03/12 | 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.


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