- Book Note | Andrew McLaren with Anthony's Crucifixion and Death as Spectacle: Umayyad Crucifixion in Its Late Antique Context.
"To summate: the crucifixion that happened in the Umayyad era was undergirded by meaningful Islamic ideas that nevertheless had important precedents in late antiquity."
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Articles and News
The Melanias of Late Antique Christianity via @ctschroeder.
"Why Do We Care About Palmyra So Much?" by Michael Press.
History Revealed: The Eras of Empires in Daniel and Beyond by Andrew Perrin.
Excerpt: Classifying Christians by Todd S. Berzon on @the_revealer.
Roundup from @cwjones89 of sites/monuments destroyed by ISIS around Mosul.
Interview: Bruce W. Longenecker on Pompeii (Gupta).