Saturday, April 18, 2020

More on ancient Nazareth

ARCHAEOLOGY: New archaeological evidence from Nazareth reveals religious and political environment in era of Jesus. Nazareth, once thought to have been a small village, likely to have been a town of around 1,000 people, new evidence suggests (David Keys, The Independent).

I've already noted one article on Ken Dark's new book, Roman-Period and Byzantine Nazareth and Its Hinterland (Routledge, 2020). But this one has additional details, notably on the rather gross contrast between fertilizing practices in Sepphoris vs. Nazareth.

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