Hershel Shanks first wrote about the recently (re-)announced Hezekiah inscription in an issue in Biblical Archaeology Review in 2009.
“Two Asiatic lion cubs were born at the Jerusalem Biblical Zoo.”
“The Israeli Tourism Ministry has made commitments to build some 4,500 new hotel rooms this year, with another 4,000 or so next year.”
How did Jesus pronounce his own name? Benjamin Kantor investigates.
In his latest Recommended Resource, Brad Gray (Walking The Text) says, “The Zondervan Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary Set is hands down our favorite resource for gathering information on the background and context of the Bible.”
Aren Maeir’s online course (MOOC) on biblical archaeology started again a few days ago.
Daniel C. Smith describes his experiences in making the ancient Mediterranean Studies classroom accessible to blind students like himself.
David Barrett has created and posted a variety of new, free maps at the Bible Mapper Blog:
- The Empire of Alexander the Great
- Mount Tabor and Its Surrounding Tribal Boundaries
- Coastal Lands of the Black Sea
- The City of Corinth and Its Surroundings
- Jews Return from Exile
- Levitical Cities (4 maps)
- Nehemiah’s Walls Are Dedicated
HT: Agade, Jim West, Explorator