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  • The Seraiah Assumption and the Decree of Daniel 9:25

    finished building according to the command of the God of Israel and the decree of Cyrus, Darius, and Artaxerxes king of Persia. – Ezra 6:14, NASB Preface: An Apologetic for My Approach As I’ve worked through The Daniel 9:24–27 Project over the past...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-daniel-9-24-27-project/4369-the-seraiah-assumption-and-the-decree-of-daniel-9-25
  • Pinpointing the Date of Christ's Birth

    this visit probably took place in the summer or early fall of 5 BC (we have to allow for their travel time to and from Persia while avoiding the hardships of a winter journey). Add between one and two years to that, and early spring in 6 BC seems to be...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-daniel-9-24-27-project/4368-pinpointing-the-date-of-christ-s-birth
  • Persia

    https://biblearchaeology.org/component/tags/persia?Itemid=245
  • The Baltimore Running Festival, the 300 and Esther

    work and interests have always been in the earlier periods of Biblical history. In fact, I have tended to consider the Persian period as modern history. I have had minimal contact with Persian material in my archaeological field work and my interest in...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2391-the-baltimore-running-festival-the-300-and-esther
  • Thermopylae and the Book of Esther

    Spartan soldiers, lead by their king Leonidas, engaged in a mission of 'suicidal self-sacrifice' by holding off the mighty Persian army for three days at the pass at Thermopylae which was no more than 20 yards wide. This battle has been made into a...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2770-thermopylae-and-the-book-of-esther
  • The Ongoing Saga of the Cyrus Cylinder: The Internationally-Famous Grande Dame of Ancient Texts

    exalted command, all kings who sit on thrones, from every quarter, from the Upper Sea {Mediterranean} to the Lower Sea {Persian Gulf}, those who inhabit [remote distric]ts (and) the kings of the land of Amurru {Syria-Palestine} who live in tents, all of...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/2877-the-ongoing-saga-of-the-cyrus-cylinder-the-internationallyfamous-grande-dame-of-ancient-texts
  • The Persians in Hollywood and History

    scenes. They can also attest to some of the outright fantastic portrayals of both human and beast, particularly on the Persian side during the famous Battle of Thermopylae, a tale made immortal by the Greek historian Herodotus (The Histories). How...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/divided-kingdom/3597-the-persians-in-hollywood-and-history
  • Setting the Record Straight on the Primeval Chronology of the Septuagint (Part 2)

    of Jesus from a pure virgin at the end of time, was to take place. 59 An obvious opponent of both parties and living in Persia, 60 Biruni is an independent witness to the Christian claim that the Jews had deliberately deflated the primeval chronology....

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/biblical-chronologies/4356-setting-the-record-straight-on-the-primeval-chronology-of-the-septuagint-part-2
  • The Red Sea in the NT

    Xerxes had bows and arrows of kálamos (Herodotus 1890 and 1920: bk. 7, chaps. 61, 64, 65, 67, 69, 92). Xenophon, under Persia’s Cyrus the Younger, despaired of finding anything but fragrant shrubbery and kálamos as they marched among thenomad Arabs just...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/2374-the-red-sea-in-the-nt
  • When Did Herod the Great Die? Part 1

    also note that because the Magi met with Herod at Jerusalem , when we account for travel time from their homeland (likely Persia, where Daniel's influence was strong), it indicates their visit probably took place in the spring of 6 or 5 BC. We don’t...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-daniel-9-24-27-project/4366-when-did-herod-the-great-die-part-1
  • Understanding the 2,300 “Evenings and Mornings” of Daniel 8:14

    8:20-26 the meaning of the above vision: 20 “The ram which you saw with the two horns represents the kings of Media and Persia. 21 The shaggy goat represents the kingdom of Greece, and the large horn that is between his eyes is the first king. 22 The...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-daniel-9-24-27-project/4362-understanding-the-2-300-evenings-and-mornings-of-daniel-8-14
  • John 2:12-21 and Herodian Chronology

    with elapsed time ? In that case, 37 BC counts back to 163 BC. In the spring of that year, Antiochus IV Epiphanes died in Persia, vacating the Seleucid kingship over Judea (his death is given in 1 Maccabees 6:16 as the last half of the year 149 of the...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/the-daniel-9-24-27-project/4364-john-2-12-21-and-herodian-chronology
  • The Wealth and Power of the Biblical Patriarchs

    NJ: Prentice Hall. Barth, Fredrik 1964 Capital, Investment and the Social Structure of a Pastoral Nomad Group in South Persia. Pp. 69–81 in Capital, Saving and Credit in Peasant Societies, eds. Raymond Firth and Basil S. Yamey. Chicago: Aldine. Bates,...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/patriarchal-era/2506-the-wealth-and-power-of-the-biblical-patriarchs
  • Unfolding a Mystery: My Investigations into the Baris Question

    neighbors knew the mountain only as Bardsr (Bares, Baris), the “high one,” which became known, most likely, through the Persians, for whom the name coincided with their divine mountain Hara-berezaiti, also called Bares. The principal indigenous name for...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2513-unfolding-a-mystery-my-investigations-into-the-baris-question
  • The Physical Resurrection a Historical Fact: Part Two

    and Rebirth in the Religions of Antiquity, 34. For further discussion to understand what Egypt, Canaan, Mesopotamia, and Persia believed about the resurrection, Davies’s book is pivotal. 55. Wright, Resurrection of God, 47–48. 56. Ibid., 49. 57. Along...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/2852-the-physical-resurrection-a-historical-fact-part-two
  • Making Sense of the Days of Peleg

    produced by the great heat associated with this conflagration are common to many flood traditions. For example, from Persia, we have the statement that: “The sea boiled, and all the shores of the ocean boiled, and all the middle of it boiled”. The cause...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/2887-making-sense-of-the-days-of-peleg
  • A Review of: 'The Search for Noah's Ark'

    and puzzling problems. For example, in his earliest testimony he indicated he was stationed in Hamadan, Iran, (Persia at that time) and because of a favor he did for his friends, they took him to the Garden of Eden and Noah’s Ark. In the very first...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/flood/3135-a-review-of-the-search-for-noahs-ark
  • Is Biblical Archaeology a 'Farce'?

    significant in past history actually acted on its stage at the time and place the Bible reported, such as Belshazzar in Persia. For many years the skeptics mocked the book of Daniel and its mention of Belshazzar, but further field research showed it was...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/founder-s-corner/3575-is-biblical-archaeology-a-farce
  • The Roman Governor Who Fulfilled Prophecy (NOT Pontius Pilate)

    authority even over life and death for his subjects. The superpowers that followed Egypt (such as Assyria, Babylon and even Persia) also utilized the scepter as a symbol. They retained its connotation that the holder thereof had authority over life and...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/new-testament-era/3594-the-roman-governor-who-fulfilled-prophecy-not-pontius-pilate
  • Reinventing Jesus': Book Review

    of the Jewish community from around the known world were present on that fateful day, from as far as Parthia and Elam (Persia), Mesopotamia, Cappadocia (Turkey), Egypt, Libya, Crete, and Rome (Acts 2:9). From that point forward, there were no longer...

    https://biblearchaeology.org/research/book-reviews/3792-reinventing-jesus-book-review

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