Forgotten History-The Jews from Geleen 1940-1944.

Originally posted on History of Sorts:
During the war Geleen was a small mining town in the South-East of the Netherlands in the province of Limburg. Below are 2 maps the first one is of the Netherlands and the other one is of the greater Geleen Sittard area, just to give you a geographical sense…

Completion of historic renovation of the Edicule

Soon many so called Christians shall celebrate their Easter with many pagan symbols. Many Christians do want the time of remembrance of the death and resurrection of Christ Jesus to come to Jerusalem and to visit the places where the master teacher walked. The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, with its Aedicule or Edicule, a towering […]

Operation Scroll offering 12th cave findings

In the late 1940s, young Bedouin goatherds discovered a cave in the Judean Desert, bored like the path of a giant termite into the hillside. Within the cave the teenagers found something puzzling: ancient jars in rows. The jars held the first of the parchments that would come to be known as the Dead Sea […]

The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial at the National Museum of Scotland

Friday March 31 at the National Museum of Scotland shall open the exhibition, “The Tomb: Ancient Egyptian Burial”, bringing two missing fragments for a decorative wooden box made c1400BCE, during the reign of King Amenhotep II, which had been in the museum’s collection for 160 years. Two fragments of a decorative wooden box made c1400BCE, […]

Bijbelvorser Review of Five Years on WordPress

54 likes and 11 comments; 16 likes / 8 comments; 10 likes /3 comments; 14 likes / 9 comments; brought us with 38 likes and 85 comments in 2016 to “Five years of blogging on WordPress” after Multiply had stopped its services for many bloggers. Having being part of the Biblescholars Association Bijbelvorsers Vereniging the […]

1,500 to 1,700 years old Chiselled tablet with commandments sold at auction

Last November a 1,500 or up to 1,700 years old stone tablet with the earliest known chiselled inscription of the most important rulings man should take at heart. You could even say it has the main commandments also for those who do not believe in the One True God. It are the inscriptions of what […]

Old texts saved behind a wall at the Mar Behnam monastery

When one knows that modern-day Syria in the past was occupied  by the Romans and before them the Assyrians, Persians and Akkadians and when one considers that the country was home to ancient Paleolithic fossils, some of the earliest evidence of agriculture and one of the largest troves of cuneiform tablets ever discovered, are hearts […]