Philistines

More ancient, and more impressive, than previously thought.

Sonia Epstein
July 26 2019 12:01AM

Solving the mystery of Israel’s ancient enemy.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
July 5 2019 12:01AM

The city of Gezer.

Philippe Bohstrom
Sept. 1 2016 12:01AM

Where did they come from?

Kristin Romey
July 28 2016 12:01AM

An ancient cemetery uncovered.

Ilan Ben Zion
July 12 2016 12:01AM

They may actually have been technologically and politically advanced.

Trude Dothan
Feb. 10 2016 12:01AM

They were there all along.

Julia Fridman
Oct. 9 2015 12:01AM

They discovered an Iron-Age monumental gate.

Times of Israel
Aug. 6 2015 12:01AM

The Philistines—perennial enemies of the Israelites in the Bible—were one of several tribes of “Sea Peoples” from the Aegean who invaded and colonized the eastern. . .

Robin Ngo
Oct. 13 2014 12:01AM

Long thought to be a coastal people, the sworn enemies of ancient Israel were entrenched on the east bank of the Jordan River as early as 1100 BCE.

Noah Wiener
Feb. 3 2014 12:01AM

The Bible cites pork consumption as a key cultural difference between Philistines and Israelites. Archeology suggests there is room for doubt.

Edward F. Maher
Aug. 20 2013 12:00AM