NEWS AND ARTICLES
Forgery and National Identity: the case of the forged Maadana seal at the New Republic.
Caroline Wazer discusses the plagues that brought down the Roman Empire at the Atlantic.
Arabia before Islam: Good piece on the historical context of Muhammad and the Jewish kingdom of Himyar at Haaretz.
Michael Satlow discusses Jewish betrothal at thegemara.com, in time for daf yomi.
Another branch of Silk Road discovered in Tibet.
Interview with Jan Joosten on the prospects for the study of Septuagint.
- AJR is hosting a retrospective on the Violence and Representations of Violence section at 10 of the SBL. Read Elizabeth Castelli's reflections on a culture of violence.