NEWS AND ARTICLES
More on the twenty new lines of the Epic of Gilgamesh.
Adele Reinhartz on JBL and its role in biblical studies.
Pictures of Palmyra from the nineteenth century.
Tim Clayden announces a new web database for images of Mesopotamian sites.
At Smithsonian, article on the charred Leviticus scroll and how micro-CT scanners allow for the reconstruction of damaged texts.
Amram Tropper on Tractate Nazir, Narcissus, and Absalom via the gemara.com.
Sarah Bond on crossdressing in antiquity.
Byzantine mosaic of a menorah found in a synagogue at Horvat Kur via Biblical Archaeology.
Learn how to read and transcribe Latin and Syriac manuscripts! Brought to you by the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library.
- Brian Leport with a book note on Jodi Magness' The Archaeology of the Holy Land.
- We're also proud to feature a post from the folks at Leftovers, who have cooked up Roman lentils with chestnuts, straight out of Apicius.