#596

2020-01-15

Desert Journey to Har Karkom

With Ziv Spector

During our 1996 Book & The Spade Israel tour we had the unusual opportunity to drive deep into the Negev desert, to a site called Har Karkom. Our guide was Ziv Spector of Desert Shade. We learned a lot about the desert and saw some stunning scenery. Har Karkom is an ancient mountain that Italian archaeologist Emanuel Anati has proposed as the “real” site of the biblical Mt. Sinai. There are more than a few problems with Anati’s rationale.

tags: Har Karkom Anati Negev Desert Archaeology

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#387

2019-04-16

Easter in the Holyland 1993

With Helga Abraham

A special program to mark the Easter holiday, produced in 1993 by the Israel Broadcasting Service. Helga Abraham highlights the many pilgrims who come to Jerusalem for Easter, and the events in Jerusalem churches that highlight the holiday.

tags: Jerusalem Church of the Holy Sepulchre Easter Pilgrims

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#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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