There was no word on the exact timing of the excavations in the announcement. But there are, of course, those who argue the Old Testament's accounts of Abraham's life are grounded in reality. It makes for interesting reading. According to Professor Tom Meyer, a college professor at Shasta Bible College and Graduate School in California, three ancient discoveries, in particular, are linked to the tale of Samson. The southern region which is  Israel and part of Jordan formerly known as Palestine   (Ancient Roman name)  also comes under this field. October 17, 2020. Most journalism from this region concerns itself more with the politics as in the Syria crisis. War and journalism make for very dangerous partners but in the middle east they are often together. Professor Meyer said: "The exposed mosaic floor depicted two incredible scenes from the life of Samson. He said, “Best known for her excavations at Jericho and Jerusalem, she helped train a whole generation of archaeologists, including Australian scholar Basil Hennessey, who went on to become Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at the University of Sydney. ( Log Out /  Why is India still being battered by coronavirus? Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. Two of the rooms measured 2.5m x 2.5m, while the third measured 2.5m x 4m. However, Professor Meyer said: "It is uncertain if the temple at tel Qasile is the actual Temple that Samson brought down but every Philistine temple excavated in Israel has a similar architectural plan.". New Excavations Scheduled At Petra The Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority recently announced… It seems they repurposed the remains of a 1,000-year-old city wall, fashioning it into an attack ramp, The 24-carat gold weighs 845 grams in total, enough to buy a luxurious house in the capital of Egypt during the Abbasid Caliphate, Stronghold on the border between Gath and Lachish could have been erected with Egyptians left to fend off the Philistines – and maybe even the early Israelites too, archaeologists suggest, The location of the ancient town of Bethsaida has been lost in the fog of time. Colleagues respond the image doesn’t represent Yahweh, a deity and maybe not even a man, Ultra-Orthodox activists protest removal of skeletons, dismantling of 1,900-year-old graves – despite the fact they're probably not Jewish, How did Sennacherib’s forces breach the Judahite defenses at Azekah in 701 B.C.E? A Brief History of Bible Literalism, ‘Galilean Man’ Invented Pyrotechnology Over 300,000 Years Ago, Team Suggests, What May Be World’s First Furnace From 6,500 Years Ago Found in Israel, Kibbutz Rescues Second Temple-period Mikveh From Builders, Archaeologists May Have Deduced Exactly How Big a Biblical ‘Handbreadth’ Is, Humans Reached Portugal 5,000 Years Earlier Than Thought, How Uncovering the Truth About Jesus’ Wife Led to This German Pornographer, New Graphic Novel Digs Deep Into the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Sumer was a city  located  in southern Mesopotamia in what is modern Iraq. One needs not to be religious to appreciate this historical book. I believe that although journalists need to be objective as its part of their creed, we often see biases coming through when it comes to religion and politics.

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