King Herod's Palace and Bar Kokhba's Headquarters at Herodium - A Review of Old and New Discoveries

Dr. Boaz Zissu is a Professor of Archaeology and Head of the Department of the Land of Israel and Archaeology at Bar Ilan University. He received his Ph.D, Summa Cum Laude, from the Hebrew University in 2002 (titled: “Rural Settlement in the Judaean Hills and Foothills from the Late Second Temple Period to the Bar Kokhba Revolt”).

Dr. Zissu accomplished his postdoctoral studies, through a Rothschild Fellowship, in Ancient History and Mediterranean Archaeology, at University of California at Berkeley, USA, and thereafter at the Calgary Institute for the Humanities, University

of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Dr. Zissu conducted archaeological excavations and surveys in Jerusalem, Ketef Jericho and the Judaean countryside. He has published five books and more than 180 articles concerning Judaea and its material culture during the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Periods. 

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 13:00

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