The first two volumes of Harley and Woodward’s History of Cartography can now be downloaded for free from the University of Chicago Press (a value of more than $1,000). The links to the volume contents and chapter pdfs are on the left sidebar.
I always tell my class that Ramah, Samuel’s hometown, sits at the crossroads. Though it is known today as A-Ram, the geographical dynamic has not changed.
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has unveiled its latest acquisition of a Dead Sea Scroll, a fragment from Leviticus.
In Jerusalem and throughout Israel this is Passover/Holy Week/Spring Break:
- Nearly half of a million people visited Israel’s parks and nature reserves on Sunday.
- Western Christians celebrated Easter in Jerusalem on Sunday.
- Large crowds are visiting ancient Aphek/Antipatris but may be unaware of its significance.
- The Holy Fire ceremony is on Saturday.
Those posing as Roman soldiers outside of the Colosseum have been thrown to the lions.
Wayne Stiles reveals what Jaffa’s greatest export is.
Two items of particular interest at Christianbook.com this week:
- NIV Archaeological Study Bible, Bonded Leather Red 1984, from $85 down to $30.
- The Holy Land for $.99.
HT: Bill Soper, A.D. Riddle