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  • Alexandrian Empire (Map) This result is a map

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Alexandrian Empire (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Alexandrian Empire (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    Under the hegemony of King Philip II of Macedonia and, later, his son Alexander III (the Great), the Greek city-states bound themselves to a ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Analytical Techniques (A-Z entry)

    The traditional archaeological methods of classification and seriation were developed on the basis of the physical appearance of archaeological artifacts, but it is increasingly ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Archaeology and the Bible (A-Z entry)

    History of Archaeology. Archaeology is the study of the remains of ancient civilizations uncovered through excavations. It is a relatively young discipline, for the ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • Coins (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Coins (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Coins (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Coins (Image) This result contains an image

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Coins (A-Z entry) This result contains an image

    By interesting coincidence, the initial time range of coinage coincides closely with that of recorded history of the Greek tradition. As strictly defined, its ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • denarius (A-Z entry)

    A silver coin which bore the image of the Roman emperor ( Mark 12: 16 ); it was equivalent to the Greek drachma as ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • drachma (A-Z entry)

    A unit of money in NT times. In the parable of Luke 15: 8–9 the silver coins (NRSV, REB), ten drachmas (NJB), refer to ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • gematria (A-Z entry)

    A Hebrew word for a method of biblical interpretation employed by rabbis and also adopted occasionally by Christians. It involved the system in Hebrew ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • hour (A-Z entry)

    The Jews divided the day into twelve hours, with the sixth hour being noon. There were four watches of three hours each, after the ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • icon (A-Z entry)

    The Greek noun used for the likeness of the emperor's head impressed upon coins ( Matt. 22: 20 ) and also for the likeness ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Money (A-Z entry)

    As a medium of exchange, originally precious metals were used, according to fixed weights , such as the talent, the mina, and the shekel, ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • money‐changers (A-Z entry)

    Employees of the bureau de change in Herod's Temple. Contributions had to be paid in a special currency since pilgrims came from many areas. ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • penny (A-Z entry)

    Used in NRSV, REB, NJB, where AV has ‘farthing’ ( Matt. 5: 26 ) as the translation of the Greek kodrante , the smallest ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Ras, Tell er- (A-Z entry)

    ( 32°12′30″ N, 35°17′30″ E ), site located on top of one of the northernmost peaks of Mt. Gerizim (Jebel et-Tur), 831 m above ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

  • Sasanians (Map) This result is a map

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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