#262

2013-08-22

Agriculture in the Bible

With Oded Borowski

In this program from The Book & The Spade archives, professor Oded Borowski of Emory University discusses terracing and other ancient agricultural practices from the world of the Bible. This interview was conducted in 1990.

tags: Agriculture terracing Oded Borowski

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#204

2013-06-28

Sepphoris and the Mona Lisa of the Galilee, part 2

With Carol Meyers

In this 1989 interview, Duke University archaeologist Carol Meyers discusses the early years of the excavations at Sepphoris, an important first century Galilee city that overshadowed the nearby village of Nazareth. The discussion includes the discovery of one of the most beautiful ancient mosaics ever seen, the portrait of a woman that has become known as the Mona Lisa of the Galilee.

tags: Nazareth Galilee Sepphoris Mona Lisa Carol Meyers

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#203

2013-06-21

Sepphoris and the Mona Lisa of the Galilee

With Carol Meyers

In this 1989 recording, Carol Meyers of Duke University discusses the early years of the excavations at Sepphoris, including the discovery of one of the most beautiful mosaics ever discovered.

tags: Nazareth Galilee Sepphoris Mona Lisa Carol Meyers

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#0

2016-09-07

1542

With Clyde Billington

More news digest items from the latest issue of ARTIFAX magazine covered in this week's program with ARTIFAX co-editor Clyde Billington, including: The discovery of the garbage dump from first century Jerusalem including the remains of the Last Supper (not identified yet, but it's got to be in there somewhere) A cache of first century writing tablets from London, at the other end of the Roman Empire An abecedary (alphabet listing) from 15th century BC Egypt, the time of Moses And conclusive evidence that the ancient Coptic papyrus fragment that mentions the wife of Jesus is actually a forgery

tags: Jerusalem Jesus wife First century abecedary Garbage Writing Tablets

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