Magdala and Myra - Pompeii cities

With Prof. Keith Schoville

Magdala, the home of Mary Magdalene on the NW shore of the Sea of Galilee, and Myra, the home of St. Nicholas on the southern coast of Turkey, and both the scene of recent archeology where archaeologists are recovering ancient city features without intervening layers of later remains.

tags: Byzantine Synagogue St. Nicholas Myra Magdala Mary Magdalene

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The Archaeology of Santa Claus

With Prof. Mark Wilson

St. Nicholas, historically, was the bishop of Myra, a city along the southern coast of Turkey. On this program we discuss the historical legacy of St. Nicholas and the archaeological work that has taken place in his hometown. Our guest is Mark Wilson, the director of the Asia Minor Research Center in Antalya, Turkey, a neighboring city.

tags: Turkey Mark Wilson St. Nicholas Myra

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