Tuesday, October 24, 2017


ARCHAEOLOGY: Magdala (Rhona Lewis, The Jewish Press).
If you haven’t heard of Magdala, it’s where you can find out about the unearthing of an ancient fishing port on the edge of the Kinneret and a first-century synagogue, one of only seven synagogues in the world from this period of time.

This is a nice overview of the fascinating discoveries at this site.

By the way, Richard Bauckham is editing a new book on Magdala and the ancient Galilean fishing industry, which is coming out soon. I will keep you posted as more information becomes available.

For many past PaleoJudaica posts on the discoveries at Magdala, start here and follow the links.

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