Sunday, January 27, 2019

Again, on the Tomb of the Kings

THEOLOGICAL POLITICS: Diplomatic and religious issues complicate reopening of ancient Jerusalem tomb. A tour of the French-owned, Roman-era Tomb of the Kings in East Jerusalem, which has been closed since 2010 for renovations (Mike Smith, AP via Times of Israel). This story was also covered last month in a Haaretz premium article. But the current article is freely accessible.

Background on Queen Helena of Adiabene is here and links. And for past posts on Herod the Great, see here and links.

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