Archaeology. Study of the remains of ancient civilizations, frequently as the result of systematic excavations. Archaeology is a relatively young discipline, the first excavations in Mesopotamia being those of the Frenchman Paul Emile Botta at Nineveh in 1842. The earliest discoveries in the Aegean area
Archaeology and the Bible. Simply defined, archaeology is the science that recovers and studies the relics of human antiquity. Biblical archaeology is concerned with the remains scattered across the Near East. Some lie buried at different levels in mounds; others survive as ruins or weathered monuments
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ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE BIBLE* Simply defined, archaeology is the science that recovers and studies the relics of human antiquity. Biblical archaeology is concerned with the remains scattered across the Near East. Some lie buried at different levels in mounds; others survive as ruins or weathered monuments
Archaeology and the BibleWith the beginning of a new millennium the field of biblical archaeology finds itself striving to achieve a social archaeology of Syria-Palestine which moves away from the particular events mentioned in textual data, to the explanation of the more general processes responsible
Archeology and geographyWe begin with a short discussion of the actual or presupposed geographical data, most of which are contained in the Gospels. Special attention will be devoted to the question of whether the results of archeological investigations can shed light on NT and early church traditions
ARCHAEOLOGY The science that excavates and studies sites of ancient human habitation.Archaeology is a fairly recent science. Before the nineteenth century, written records were the source of most historical information, along with what few artifacts and remains immediately presented themselves to historians.
ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE NEW TESTAMENTArchaeology is a science but not an exact or exclusive discipline. It is a method of studying the past that amalgamates many disciplines, including history, geography, language, numismatics, ceramics and even medicine. The word means “a study of antiquity or ancient