Wednesday, July 28, 2021

How many roads to Edom?

HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY: Where did the biblical road from Judea to Edom pass? Experts find answers. Research led by Ben Gurion University archaeologist Dr. Eli Cohen-Sasson offers new insights on the ancient route through the Judean desert (Rossella Tercatin, Jerusalem Post).

Spoiler: the current archaeological research indicates there were two routes between Judea and Edom in the Iron Age. This would make better sense of the route reconstructed by earlier research.

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