Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Dura-Europos website

THE AWOL BLOG: Dura-Europos, 'Pompeii of the Syrian Desert.' A website run by Professor Simon James, one of the recent excavators of the site.

I noted a review of Professor James's recent book on Dura-Europos here. And follow the links from there for many past posts on Dura-Europos, know in particular for the remarkable biblical murals in its third-century CE synagogue, as well as for its ancient house church and Mithraeum.

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