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Archaeology
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Biblical Archaeology
Biblical Archaeology Overviews the archaeology of Palestine and lands associated with the Bible.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Archaeology
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
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
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Archaeology and the Bible
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
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Archaeology and the Bible
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
Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
Archeology and Geography
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
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Archaeology
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.
Dictionary of New Testament Background
Archaeology
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
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Archaeology
ARCHAEOLOGY (Gk. archaiologia, “science of ancient things”). General archaeology is a study based on the excavation, decipherment, and critical evaluation of records of the ancient past.