The Holy Land Revealed

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The Holy Land Revealed

2010

With a rich history stretching back over 3,000 years, the Holy Land is sacred for three major faiths and the setting for defining events in religious history. Historians have shed intriguing new light on our understanding of...

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Jodi Magness Ph.D.

In This Series

The Land of Canaan
Episode 1
The Land of Canaan
The Arrival of the Israelites
Episode 2
The Arrival of the Israelites
Jerusalem: An Introduction to the City
Episode 3
Jerusalem: An Introduction to the City
The Jerusalem of David and Solomon
Episode 4
The Jerusalem of David and Solomon
Biblical Jerusalem's Ancient Water Systems
Episode 5
Biblical Jerusalem's Ancient Water Systems
Samaria and the Northern Kingdom of Israel
Episode 6
Samaria and the Northern Kingdom of Israel
Fortifications and Cult Practices
Episode 7
Fortifications and Cult Practices
Babylonian Exile and the Persian Restoration
Episode 8
Babylonian Exile and the Persian Restoration
Alexander the Great and His Successors
Episode 9
Alexander the Great and His Successors
The Hellenization of Palestine
Episode 10
The Hellenization of Palestine
The Maccabean Revolt
Episode 11
The Maccabean Revolt
The Hasmonean Kingdom
Episode 12
The Hasmonean Kingdom
Pharisees and Sadducees
Episode 13
Pharisees and Sadducees
Discovery and Site of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Episode 14
Discovery and Site of the Dead Sea Scrolls
The Sectarian Settlement at Qumran
Episode 15
The Sectarian Settlement at Qumran
The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Essenes
Episode 16
The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Essenes
The Life of the Essenes
Episode 17
The Life of the Essenes
From Roman Annexation to Herod the Great
Episode 18
From Roman Annexation to Herod the Great
Herod as Builder: Jerusalem's Temple Mount
Episode 19
Herod as Builder: Jerusalem's Temple Mount
Caesarea Maritima: Harbor and Showcase City
Episode 20
Caesarea Maritima: Harbor and Showcase City
From Herod's Last Years to Pontius Pilate
Episode 21
From Herod's Last Years to Pontius Pilate
Galilee: Setting of Jesus's Life and Ministry
Episode 22
Galilee: Setting of Jesus's Life and Ministry
Synagogues in the Time of Jesus
Episode 23
Synagogues in the Time of Jesus
Sites of the Trial and Final Hours of Jesus
Episode 24
Sites of the Trial and Final Hours of Jesus
Early Jewish Tombs in Jerusalem
Episode 25
Early Jewish Tombs in Jerusalem
Monumental Tombs in the Time of Jesus
Episode 26
Monumental Tombs in the Time of Jesus
The Burials of Jesus and James
Episode 27
The Burials of Jesus and James
The First Jewish Revolt: Jerusalem Destroyed
Episode 28
The First Jewish Revolt: Jerusalem Destroyed
Masada: Herod's Desert Palace and the Siege
Episode 29
Masada: Herod's Desert Palace and the Siege
Flavius Josephus and the Mass Suicide
Episode 30
Flavius Josephus and the Mass Suicide
The Second Jewish Revolt against the Romans
Episode 31
The Second Jewish Revolt against the Romans
Roman Jerusalem: Hadrian's Aelia Capitolina
Episode 32
Roman Jerusalem: Hadrian's Aelia Capitolina
Christian Emperors and Pilgrimage Sites
Episode 33
Christian Emperors and Pilgrimage Sites
Judaism and Synagogues under Christian Rule
Episode 34
Judaism and Synagogues under Christian Rule
Islam's Transformation of Jerusalem
Episode 35
Islam's Transformation of Jerusalem
What and How Archaeology Reveals
Episode 36
What and How Archaeology Reveals