- The Ancient Jew Review interviewed Dr. John Ma of Columbia University about inscriptions and civic identity in ancient Judaea, specifically in relation to the accounts of the Maccabees. Dr. Ma is the author of the recent book Statues and Cities: Honorific Portraits and Civic Identity in the Hellenistic World (Oxford Studies in Ancient Culture and Representation).
Articles and News
"The Lod Mosaic—Jewish, Christian or Pagan?" by Robin Ngo at BibleArchaeology.org
"The Queen of Sheba in History & Legend" - video of recent lecture by Annette Yoshiko Reed with @PennMuseum.
Maria Popova features Plato's animated Cave on BrainPickings.org.
The rabbis and the rain, with Julia Watts Belser [MIPodcast].
"From Tablet to Scroll: How Was the Bible Written?" by Philippe Bohstrom at Haaretz.
"Canonizing Scripture: Historical Simulation" by Michael Satlow.
Now you can embed data visualization of search results from Coptic corpora.
"Kingdom-busting volcanoes linked to the rise of the Roman Empire" at New Scientist.
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