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The Origins of Jerusalem

The Origins of Jerusalem

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One of the oldest cities in history, and revered by religions across the world - what do we know about the origins of Jerusalem?


In this episode, Tristan is joined, once again, by Professor Jodi Magness to talk us through the origins of this important city. Looking at evidence from Egyptian New Kingdom texts, the Hebrew Bible and other surviving literary accounts - where does the archaeology align with these sources, and what can it tell us about Jerusalem that these fascinating sources are unable to?


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The Origins of Jerusalem

The Origins of Jerusalem