Coins and artefacts along the Emperor’s Road to Jerusalem

Today there may be less Christian activity across the Middle East than at the beginning of this present time era but also today there the Christians still may have to face persecution. Archaeologists in Israel say that more than a third of the roughly 40,000 artefacts found in the country each year are linked in […]

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 […]

Verwaarloosde geboortedag en sterfplaats 2 Rotsgraf, Beenderdoos en Grafkerk

De Romeinse keizer Constantijn I had in 325 voorzien dat de kerkvaders zich naar de wensen van het Romeinse Rijk plooiden, waarbij zij dan konden rekenen op een opheffing van de vervolging. hij verzorgde ook dat de geboorteplaats en de begraafplaats van de joodse leermeester een ereplaatsje kon krijgen in de verzameling van bijzondere plaatsen […]

Scientist Claims He’s Discovered The “Lost Tomb” Of Jesus Christ

More than once there have been people who claimed to have found the burial site of Jesus Christ. Lots of words have gone in the world about the grave nestled between two modest housing blocks in Talpiot. A 1st century CE stone ossuary (bone box) found in a burial tomb in the Jerusalem neighborhood of […]

Dead Sea Scrolls available at the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls digitization project

Between the 2nd century bce and 2nd century ce the majority of the Dead Sea Scrolls were written. During this time, different Judean groups struggled to obtain and maintain political and religious leadership. As primary sources, the Dead Sea Scrolls shed light on these historical events and explore the ways that various Jews of the […]