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BAR Article—“Sussita Awaits the Spade”—Leads to Excavation
Fifteen years ago, I (Arthur Segal) sat in my study reading an article in BAR by Vassilios Tzaferis about Sussita, a dramatic site overlooking the Sea of Galilee that had been destroyed in a violent earthquake in 749 C.E. and had never been...
Biblical Archaeology Review, May/June 2006
The ancient stone temples of Baalbek
It is unlikely that any archaeological work will be undertaken at Baalbek in the near future. This imposing site lies about 50 miles east-northeast of Beirut (ancient Berytus), between...
Archaeology Odyssey, September/October 2000
Preserved by desert sands and political isolation, this Roman city in modern Libya is still dazzling to the eye.
The Arab historians and geographers who accompanied the Muslim invaders of northwestern Africa in the middle of the seventh century C.E. said it was like a large island—surrounded on the north and east by the Mediterranean Sea, on the west by...
Archaeology Odyssey, July/August 2001