Archaeologists unearth rare 1,700 year inscription and church in Israeli Desert

German and Israeli scientists discovered a 1700-year-old stone bearing the name of a city believed to be the possible location of an ancient biblical town. The Greek inscription refers to the city of Elusa (Halutza in Hebrew) and was discovered during excavations in Halutza National Park in the Negev desert. “The name of the city […]

Written and translated by different men over thousands of years

Today there are still people in english speaking countries who claim the King James Bible to be the only true Bible. They do seem to forget that God did not require everybody to be able to speak and read English fluently. They also seem to forget that the original language God had chosen was Hebrew […]

Inscription on an ancient Etruscan temple stone mentioning goddess Uni

In the 1950s and 1960s the Swedish Institute at Rome with King Gustaf VI Adolf as one of the participating archaeologists, together with the excavations of Acquarossa, and close to the modern village of Blera laid bare parts of houses which brought lots of controversy. Authorities still disagree over the nature of the site of […]

Aigai Poseidon mosaic

In the ancient era the coastal Yumurtalık district was called Aigai. Today you still may find the small city as a Mediterranean port at a distance of about 40 km (25 mi) from Adana city in Adana Province of Turkey. Aegae is mentioned by both Herodotus and Strabo as being a member of the Aeolian dodecapolis. It […]