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Byzantine Empire

Underneath a Byzantine shopping mall.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Feb. 13 2018 12:01AM

The Book of Zerubbabel.

Jae H. Han
March 31 2017 12:01AM

A mysterious building with Jewish symbols.

Megan Sauter
Feb. 17 2017 12:01AM

With a unique design for its kiln.

Megan Gannon
Aug. 3 2016 12:01AM

Israel’s Roanoke.

Ronit Vered
Jan. 20 2016 12:01AM

The West can win easily, if it has the will to do so.

Dec. 23 2015 12:01AM

Even the archaeologists who discovered it aren’t sure.

Ilan Ben Zion
July 6 2015 12:01AM

One of the earliest representations of a menorah ever found.

Owen Jarus
June 18 2015 12:01AM

Though officially banned from their capital since the Bar-Kokhba revolt (132–135 C.E.), Jews were still living there two centuries later when Constantine made it Christian.   

Megan Sauter
Aug. 20 2014 12:01AM

A gold medallion etched with the image of a menorah may be the oldest Torah ornament ever found in an archaeological dig.

Sept. 10 2013 12:00AM

Three new books shed new light on the clash of empires and religions from Africa to Persia in the midst of which Islam emerged.

Peter Brown
July 18 2013 12:00AM