#1519

2016-03-29

What's Up With the Hittites?

With Clyde Billington

The Hittites are mentioned in a number of verses in the Old Testament, from the time of Abraham to the time of David and Solomon. But just who were the Hittites? In these two programs we fill in some of the blanks, including some information left out of the latest article on the Hittites in Biblical Archaeology Review. There are actually three different groups of Hittites in the biblical period.

tags: Egypt Hittites Abraham Uriah

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#1455

2014-11-25

Abraham and the Stone Beads

With Geoffrey Ludvik

University of Wisconsin PhD student Geoffrey Ludvik has made ancient stone beads his research specialty and gives us the inside perspective on what he has learned about the ancient Near East from simple stone beads, and how he has learned that information.

tags: Stone beads Middle East trade routes

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#1438

2014-07-22

Ancient Echoes - The Archaeology of Music, part 2

With Christopher Moroney

About ten years ago we discovered Ancient Echoes, a project by the San Antonio Vocal Arts Ensemble, which attempted to answer the question, what was music like in Jesus' time? Here again, our 3-part interview with SAVAE’s artistic director Christopher Moroney on how this project came together. This is part 2.

tags: Ancient Music Abraham Idelsohn

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#1437

2014-07-15

Ancient Echoes - The Archaeology of Music

With Christopher Moroney

About ten years ago we discovered Ancient Echoes, a project by the San Antonio Vocal Arts Ensemble, which attempted to answer the question, what was music like in Jesus' time? Here again, our 3-part interview with SAVAE’s artistic director Christopher Moroney on how this project came together. This is part 1.

tags: Ancient Music Abraham Idelsohn

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#1392

2013-09-05

Megiddo East Excavations

With Matthew Adams

Across the highway to the east of tel Megiddo a new excavation has begun, focusing on the early Bronze Age (1,000 years before Abraham), when Megiddo was one of the largest cities in the region, much larger than in later years.

tags: Megiddo Early Bronze Age

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