Friday, November 26, 2021

Hanukkah archaeology

HANUKKAH IS COMING SOON. Here are a couple of articles on recent and less recent archaeological discoveries pertaining to it (at least in a general way).

What does archaeology in Israel tell us about Hanukkah? JPost One-on-One Zoomcast , Episode 43 - Rossella Tercatin and Dr. Barak Monnickendam-Givon: Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologist explains what archaeology can teach us about Hanukkah (Rossella Tercatin)

6 ancient findings in the footsteps of the Maccabees. Look what Israeli archeologists have dug up from the Hasmonean dynasty that ruled the land following the Maccabees’ Hanukkah triumph (Abigail Klein Leichman, Israel21c).

For more on that Hellenistic fortress in Lachish Forest, which archaeologists infer was destroyed by John Hyrcanus, see here.

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