Excavations at Sepphoris: Volume One: University of South Florida Probes in the Citadel and Villa

Excavations at Sepphoris: Volume One: University of South Florida Probes in the Citadel and Villa

by James Francis Strange, Th R. W. Longstaff, Groh
     
 

This volume concerns the excavations at ancient Sepphoris, Israel, from 1983 to 1987. It contains a detailed report on the history of the site, based on literary sources, excavations, and investigations.

Overview

This volume concerns the excavations at ancient Sepphoris, Israel, from 1983 to 1987. It contains a detailed report on the history of the site, based on literary sources, excavations, and investigations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004126268
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/29/2006
Series:
Brill Reference Library of Judaism Series, #22
Pages:
172

Meet the Author

James Francis Strange, Ph.D., is Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. He specializes in the archaeology of early Christianity and post-biblical Judaism. He has excavated in Israel at sites such as Geezer, Jerusalem, Qumran, and Sepphoris. He has co-authored five books. He has published 31 chapters in books, more than 200 articles in reference works, twenty refereed articles in noted journals, and 25 reviews of scholarly books. He has lectured on archaeology and related topics in the United States, England, and Israel and appeared on numerous television shows on archaeology in the United States and England.
Thomas Richmond Willis Longstaff, Ph.D, is Crawford Family Professor of Religious Studies, Emeritus, at Colby College and Associate Director at the Excavations at Sepphoris. He is a specialist in biblical languages, literature and archaeology with strong interests both in the Jewish origins of Christianity and the use of science and technology in archaeological investigations. He has excavated in Israel at Meiron, Gush Halva, En Narration, Nissan and Sepphoris. He is author or co-author of 6 books and has contributed 10 chapters to volumes of collected essays. He has more than 20 articles published in refereed journals, dictionaries or encyclopedia and has written dozens of reviews and book notes.
Dennis E. Groh, Ph.D., is University Chaplain and Professor of Humanities and Archaeology at Illinois Wesleyan University and Associate Director of the University of South Florida Excavations at Sepphoris. He specializes in early Christianity and the archaeology of Israel in the Roman and Byzantine Periods, Dr. Groh has authored, co-authored, or co-edited five books and one hundred articles, notes, and reviews. He has excavated at Caesarea Maritima, Meiron, Gush Halav, ein-Nabratein, Sepphoris, and Nessana. He is a past President of the North American Patristics Society and a past Vice President of the Chicago Society of the Archaeological Institute of America.

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