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Archaeology of Palestine
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Significant archaeological remains have survived from ancient Palestine. These discoveries include the Dead Sea Scrolls, Amulet Scroll, House of David Inscriptions, Baruch Bulla, Galilee Boat, Ossuary of Caiaphas, Pontius Pilate Inscription, Ekron Inscription, Mount Ebal Altar, Ugarit, and the Amarna letters.
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Palestine, Archaeology of
Palestine, Archaeology of Significant archaeological remains have survived from ancient Palestine. These discoveries include the Dead Sea Scrolls, Amulet Scroll, House of David Inscriptions, Baruch Bulla, Galilee Boat, Ossuary of Caiaphas, Pontius Pilate Inscription, Ekron Inscription, Mount Ebal Altar,
Palestine, Archaeology of, Critical Issues
Palestine, Archaeology of, Critical Issues Overview of the debate over interpreting the archaeology of Iron Age Palestine, especially concerning the problem of chronology.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Palestine, Archaeology of
PALESTINE, ARCHAEOLOGY OF. This entry consists of four articles surveying, respectively, the prehistoric periods, the Bronze and Iron Ages, the Persian period, and the New Testament period.
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Archaeology of the Holy Land
ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE HOLY LANDearly researches (1800–1914) Although interest in the Holy Land has never subsided, archaeological, historical and geographical research did not begin in Palestine until the beginning of the 19th century. One of the most important among the early arrivals was the British
Catholic Bible Dictionary
I. Biblical Archaeology
i. biblical archaeologyBiblical archaeology—sometimes described as Syro-Palestinian archaeology—studies Palestine and adjacent regions of the Near East to find out more about the times and cultures of the biblical period. Biblical archaeologists are interested in the customs and cultural traditions
Dictionary of New Testament Background
Archaeology of the Land of Israel
ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE LAND OF ISRAELArchaeology is a unique discipline in that its research goals, theoretical framework and methodology encompass several disciplines (e.g., history, anthropology, sociology, biblical studies, linguistics). Archaeology is the discipline that studies the material correlates
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PALESTINE (RECENT EXPLORATION, I.E. AS OF 1915)
PALESTINE (RECENT EXPLORATION, I.E. AS OF 1915)PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATION:Previous to the last century, almost the entire stock of knowledge concerning ancient Palestine, including its races, laws, languages, history and manners, was obtained from Josephus and the Bible, with a few brief additional
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Historical Books
Archaeology, Syro-Palestinian
ARCHAEOLOGY, SYRO-PALESTINIANThe Iron Age period in Syro-Palestinian archaeology has perhaps been the most extensively studied period in the discipline of biblical archaeology. This pattern of research interest is due to the use of archaeology to support the historicity of the biblical text and the
The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, Volumes 1–3
Archaeology: New Testament (Palestine)
Archaeology: New Testament (Palestine)A subcategory (arguably problematic) of biblical archaeology (see W. G. Dever, OEANE, s.v.) located in the years ca. a.d. 50–150, NT archaeology seeks to connect the material culture of Roman Palestine (modern Israel and Jordan) with persons, places, and events