And home to one of Judea’s last queens.
Are scholars who deliberately refer to the Jews of the Second Temple era as “Judeans” engaging in semantic subterfuge? (A debate.)
Discovered a century ago, clay figurines of human forms were prevalent in the First Temple period (c. 800–586 B.C.E). To this day, no one knows. . .
Excavations at Lachish, once second only to Jerusalem among Judean cities, have shed light on a thousand years of war among ancient nations and empires. (2005)
Did the New Testament book of Revelation begin life as an apocalyptic text that predated the rise of Christianity?
Excavations of the long-lost camp of the Roman army’s sixth division in northern Judea offer new insights into both the Roman occupation and the religious. . .
The rabbis of Roman Palestine constituted a movement in opposition to Rome and Roman culture; but was their own culture, in some sense, Roman as well?
Several ancient historians attest that, long before destroying Judea, Rome allied with the Maccabees against the Seleucids. Archeological research supports the claim.
Scholars have traditionally evaluated the letters of the apostle Paul only in a Greco-Roman context. A new book points convincingly to a very different source of influence.