Tag Archives: Jodi Magness

Jodi Magness on the Siege of Masada

With thanks to this guy for the tip.

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Jerusalem: The Movie

Eerdword writes Jodi Magness (Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit) is consulting for and will be featured in the upcoming film Jerusalem: The Movie in IMAX 3D, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch and distributed by National Geographic. Click here to find a screening close to … Continue reading

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The Huqoq Mosaics

A group of researchers led by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Religion Professor Jodi Magness has unearthed a group of significant mosaics at an ancient synagogue in Galilee. The mosaics, which consist of hundreds of tiny stone cubes, depict scenes … Continue reading

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Another Colloquium to Add to the List

I’ve already announced that Jodi Magness has agreed to join us on the Biblical Studies List for a colloquium (discussion) on her just published volume, The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the Destruction of Solomon’s Temple to the Muslim Conquest. Our … Continue reading

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Colloquia Reminder

Jodi Magness has agreed to join us on the Biblical Studies List for a colloquium (discussion) on her just published volume, The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the Destruction of Solomon’s Temple to the Muslim Conquest. Our discussion will take … Continue reading

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Colloquia Reminder

For new readers, and forgetful old ones- I’m happy to announce that Jodi Magness has agreed to join us on the Biblical Studies List for a colloquium (discussion) on her just published volume, The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the … Continue reading

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Colloquium Announcement

I am exceedingly pleased to announce that, following our colloquia with Jodi Magness and Avraham Faust, Eric Meyers of Duke University will be our guest on the biblical studies list to discuss his new volume, ‘Alexander to Constantine‘. Drawing on … Continue reading

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Colloquia

In case you’ve missed it- I’m happy to announce that Jodi Magness has agreed to join us on the Biblical Studies List  (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/biblical-studies/) for a colloquium (discussion) on her just published volume, The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the Destruction … Continue reading

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Exciting News: An Upcoming Colloquium With Jodi Magness on the Biblical Studies List

I’m happy to announce that Jodi Magness has agreed to join us on the Biblical Studies List for a colloquium (discussion) on her just published volume, The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the Destruction of Solomon’s Temple to the … Continue reading

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Jodi’s Terrific Piece at the ASOR Blog on Qumran, and Her New Book

You can read her ASOR post here. Speaking of Jodi, her new book by Cambridge University Press titled The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the Destruction of Solomon’s Temple to the Muslim Conquest has just shipped. So, yeah!  I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Samson Synagogue

Live Science reports A glittering mosaic of colored stones once decorated an ancient synagogue floor with scenes of the Biblical hero Samson getting revenge on the Philistines. This newly excavated discovery in the ancient Jewish village of Huqoq not only … Continue reading

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A Forthcoming Volume by Jodi Magness: The Archaeology of the Holy Land

Jodi’s a fantastic writer and brilliant archaeologist and she has a new volume coming out soon titled The Archaeology of the Holy Land: From the Destruction of Solomon’s Temple to the Muslim Conquest.  Here’s the table of contents- 1. Introduction … Continue reading

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The Fishy Ossuary As Reported by the Washington Post

It’s a good article featuring our own Bob Cargill and Jodi Magness.  Be sure to give it a read.  I especially liked the closing lines… As to the residential neighborhood of East Talpiot becoming a hot spot for Christian pilgrims, … Continue reading

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Can You Help Support Real Archaeology?

A lot of people don’t have a lot of disposable income these days but some fortunate folk can spare $5 or $10 or $20 or even more to fund excavation fellowships sponsored by ASOR. Help us raise the money to … Continue reading

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Jodi Magness Too Guts The Claims of Simcha and Tabor

Here, writing among other things As a professional archaeologist, it pains me to see archaeology hijacked in the service of non-scientific interests, whether they are religious, financial, or other. The comparison to Indiana Jones mentioned in the media reports is … Continue reading

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Jodi Magness: The Interview

Via Joseph Lauer The Book and the Spade recently posted two 13-minute audio interviews of Dr. Jodi Magness by Gordon Govier. The first is about her recently published book Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit: Jewish Daily Life in the … Continue reading

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New in Bible and Interpretation: Regarding Magness and Talpiot

Kilty and Elliott remark Jodi Magness has written an important work titled Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit: Jewish Daily Life in the Time of Jesus, which combines the study of texts and archaeology. It is a work that makes … Continue reading

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The Presentation of the Eshel Memorial Festschrift at SBL San Francisco

Aren Maeir sends along word of this fantastic event- On Sunday, November 20th, from 6:30-6:45 pm, Aren Maeir, Jodi Magness, and Lawrence Schiffman will present a festschrift volume that they co-edited in honor of Professor Hanan Eshel z”l to Dr. Esti … Continue reading

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Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit: Jewish Daily Life in the Time of Jesus

I saw a prepub copy of this Jodi Magness volume at ASOR in November and instantly filled out the order form.  It looked absolutely fantastic and this nicely done review whets my appetite even more. As I recently traveled the … Continue reading

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