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Myths in the Archaeology of Jerusalem

Myths in the Archaeology of Jerusalem

Date and time: Wednesday, July 8, 2020, 8 to 10:30 pm Israel Daylight Time (UTC+3)

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8 pm (Israel Time) Hebrew-language presentations:

  • Welcome Notes by Dr. David Ilan | Hebrew Union College Jerusalem, head of Nelson Glueck School of Biblical Archaeology
  • Dr. Eyal Meiron: The Search for the Treasures of the Jerusalem’s Temple: Between Imagination and Academic Research
  • Dr. David Gurevich (Bar-Ilan University): The High-Level Aqueduct and the Serpent’s Pool: Notes on Two Myths in Jerusalem’s Studies
  • Discussion

9:15 pm (Israel Time) English-language presentations:

  • Prof. David M. Jacobson (King’s College, London): “The Temple or the Tomb”: How James Fergusson Spurred the Exploration of Jerusalem
  • Prof. Shimon Gibson (University of North Carolina at Charlotte): Breaking a Myth: The Romans in 70 CE Did Not Collapse the Western Temple Mount Wall; It Was the Earthquake of 363 CE
  • Discussion

The event is free of charge. However, your voluntary support would assist the organizers to cover expenses and offer compensation to the speakers. Thank you.

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