Saturday, February 27, 2021

Ancient Jewish funerary inscriptions in Rome

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Last Words. Gravestones from the Jewish Catacombs of Rome (Marek Dospěl).
To learn more about the funerary inscriptions from Rome and what they tell us about the social and religious world of ancient Jews, read Megan Nutzman’s column “Jewish Epitaphs from Ancient Rome,” published in the Winter 2020 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review.
The full column is behind the subscription wall, but this essay provides a summary.

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