Judea or Judæa (/dʒuːˈdiː.ə/; from Hebrew: יהודה, Standard Yehuda Tiberian, Arabic: يهودية, Yahudia, Greek: Ἰουδαία, Ioudaía; Latin: IVDÆA) is the biblical name of the mountainous southern West Bank. The name originates from the biblical tribe of Judah and associated Kingdom of Judah, which the 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia dated from 934 until 586 BCE. The name of the region continued to be incorporated through the Babylonian conquest, Persian, Hellenistic, and Roman periods
Is There Any Historical Proof for the Existence of Jesus?
ARAMAIC The Aramaic language was the international trade language of the ancient Middle East between 1000 and 600 BCE, spoken from the Mediterranean coast to the borders of India. Its script, derived from Phoenician and first attested during the 9th century BCE, also became extremely popular and was adopted by many people with or without any previous writing system
The Case for Christ: What's the Evidence for a Resurrection?
The movie 'The Case for Christ' was released this weekend. A scholar takes a close look at the claims for the historicity of Jesus' resurrection.
An Original Depiction of Jesus, ca 100-400 A.D., Roman catacombs. The Christian catacombs are extremely important for the history of Early Christian art, as they contain the great majority of examples from before about 300AD, in fresco and sculpture, as well as gold glass medallions.