Experience Ancient History with Our Experts While Cruising The Caribbean via Norwegian
NORWEGIAN: the Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Line, 9 Years in a Row
Literally escape the humdrum of home and/or office in January of 2024 on MS Escape, one of the youngest, most exciting ships sailing The Caribbean. Seize our resumed, amazing opportunity to cruise and to learn from six lectures presented by renowned professors Eric H. Cline and Christopher Rollston of The George Washington University aboard this luxurious vessel.
Together you’ll enjoy a journey as exciting as the places you visit in the Eastern Caribbean: Porto Plata, Dominican Republic, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, and Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas. The Escape is departing from Port Canaveral, Florida, and participants will be flying into Orlando Airport to get to the port.
Eric Cline’s lectures:
1. “In the Shadow of the Ruined Palaces”: New Thoughts on the Rise of Israel, Judah, Edom, and Moab
2. “King of the Land of Carchemish”: Who Were the Hittites of the Bible?
3. “Conqueror of All Lands, Avenger of Assyria”: Israel and Judah in the Crosshairs of the Neo-Assyrian Empire
Christopher Rollston’s lectures:
1. “The Earliest Hebrew Inscriptions: The 9th and 8th Century BCE in Archaeological Realia"
2. “Making a Good 'Impression': Seals, Scribes, and Prophets in the World of Ancient Israel"
3. “Pious Forgeries: Some of the Best Inscriptional Forgeries of Modern Times"
6 total lectures by Prof. Eric Cline and Prof. Christopher Rollston (3 by each professor). Theme: TBD
Norwegian Cruise Lines:" Escape"
Leaving from Port Canaveral, Florida (fly into Orlando Airport)
Jan. 6: Depart Port Canaveral, FL
Jan. 7: Sailing ( two lectures)
Jan. 8: Porto Plata, Dominican Republic
Jan. 9: St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (one lecture)
Jan. 10: Tortola, British Virgin Islands (one lectures)
Jan. 11: Sailing (two lectures)
Jan. 12: Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas (no lecture)
Jan. 13: Port Canaveral, FL (no lecture)
Note: The lectures are arranged so that no "island time" will be impacted.
Norwegian Cruise Lines: "Escape"
Set sail to paradise on an exciting cruise aboard Norwegian Escape. For stunning views, take a cable car ride to the peak of Mount Isabel de Torres in Puerto Plata. Take in the beautiful turquoise waters and the laidback Caribbean vibes on Long Bay Beach in Tortola. Day dreaming about your own private island? Grab a frozen drink and lounge in your private beachfront cabana on Great Stirrup Cay, our tropical paradise that’s just for you.
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Biblical Archaeology Society
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Washington, DC 20015-2604