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BAR   –    Biblical Archaeology Review.  Overseas Library Journal + E-Journal

NEAEHL   –    Stern E. (ed.). 1993-2008. The New Encyclopedia of Archaeological  Excavations in the Holy Land . IES and BAS. Jerusalem. I-IV (1993), Supp. Vol. V (2008). Overseas Library E13(03) S839; ARC 2100.ENC

Vincent L.H. and Abel F.-M. 1914-1926. Jérusalem nouvelle. J. Gabalda. Paris. ARC 2200.VIN-REC

Wilkinson J. 1977. Jerusalem Pilgrims before the Crusades. Aris & Phillips. Warminster.  Main library BX 2320 W54 ;ARC 2390.WIL

Wilkinson J 1978. Jerusalem as Jesus knew it. Archaeology as Evidence.Steimatzky. Jerusalem   Overseas Library 933.12 W687; ARC 2200.WILK

Wilkinson J 1988.  Jerusalem Pilgrimage 1099-1185 (Hakluyt Society 167).London.  National library

Finegan J. 1992. The Archaeology of the New Testament (rev. ed.).Princeton Printing Press. Princeton, N.J. Overseas Library 225.93 F495

Tsafrir Y. (ed.) 1993. Ancient Churches Revealed. Israel Exploration Society. Jerusalem.  Overseas Library E132 T877 ; ARC 2160.TSA

Tsafrir Y. 1993. Ancient Churches in the Holy Land. BAR 19[5]:26-39.ERESERVE

NEAEHL I:305-314, V:2090 (“churches”) .  Overseas Library E13(03) S839; ARC 2100.ENC

Rousseau J.J. and Arav. R 1995. Jesus and his world. An Archaeological and Cultural Dictionary.  Fortress Press. Minneapolis.   Overseas Library E13(03) R864

O’Mahony A. (gen. ed.). 1995. The Christian Heritage in the Holy Land. Scorpion Cavendish. London. Overseas Library E263.042 054

Boas A. J. 1999. Crusader Archaeology. The Material Culture of the Lati East. Routledge. London. .  Overseas Library E94 B662 ; ARC 1000.BOA-CRU

Bagatti B 2001. Ancient Christian villages in the Galilee (SBF CMi 37). Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem.  Main Library DS 110 G2 B33; ARC 2340.BAG

Baggati B. 2002. Ancient Christian Villages of Samaria (SBF CMi 39). Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem. Main Library DS 110 S3 B33 2002; ARC 2160.BAG-SAM

Bagatti B. 2002.  Ancient Christian Villages of Judaea and the Negev (SBF CMi 42). Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem. ARC 2160.BAG

Crossan J.D. and Reed J.L.  2002. Excavating Jesus. Beneath the stones, behind the Texts. Harper Collins. NY.   Overseas Library 232.9 C951

Charlesworth J.H. (ed.) 2006. Jesus and Archaeology. Edermans. Grand Rapids and Cambridge.  .  Overseas Library 232.9(08) C477;  ARC HIRSC CHA-JES

Gibson Sh. 2009. The Final Days of Jesus: The Archaeological Evidence.  Lion Hudson. Oxford. Main Library BT 414 G42 2009;  232.9 G448

Evans C.A. 2012. Jesus and his World. Westminster John Knox Press. Louisville, KY.   Overseas Library 232.9 E924

Bahat D. 2011. The Carta Atlas of Jerusalem. Carta. Jerusalem. Overseas Library E114(084) B151


Caiaphas ossuary

Greenhut Z. 1992. Burial Cave of the Caiaphas Family. BAR 18[5]:28-37.ERESERVE

Reich R. 1992. ‘Caiaphas’ Name Inscribed on Bone Boxes. BAR 18[5]:38-45.ERESERVE


James Ossuary

Lemaire A. 2002. Burial Box James Brother of Jesus.  BAR 28[6]: 24-28, 30-31, 33, 70. ERESERVE

Shanks H. 2004. Lying Scholars?. BAR 30[3]:48-52, 61-62. ERESERVE

Shanks H. 2012. “Brother of Jesus” Inscription in Authentic!. BAR 38[4]: 26-33, 62, 64. ERESERVE

Fine S. 2001. Why Bone Boxes?. BAR 27[5]:38-41, 43-44, 57. E-journal


Pilate inscription

Frova. A.  1961. L’iscrizione di Ponzio Pilato a CaesareaRendiconti dell’Istituto Lombardo  95:419-434.
Afoldy G. 1999. Pontius pilatus und das Tiberium von Caesarea Maritima.Scripta Classica Israelica 18:85-108. Main Library Periodicals


Crucified man

Haas N. 1970. Anthropological Observations on the Skeletal Remains from Giv’at ha-Mivtar. Israel Exploration Journal 20:38-59. E-journal

Tsaferis V. 1985. Crucifixion – the Archaeological EvidenceBAR 11[1]:44-53. ERESERVE

Zias J. and Sekeles E. 1985. The Crucified Man from Giv’at ha-Mivtar: a Reappraiasl. Israel Exploration Journal  35:22-27. E-journal

Zukibe F.T. 1989. Two Questions about Crucifixion. BR 5[2]:34-43.ERESERVE

Shanks H. 1998. New Analysis of the Crucified ManBAR 11[6].


Dead Sea Scrolls

Shanks H. 1998. The Mystery and Meaning of the Dead Seas Scrolls.Vintage. New-York.

Vanderkam J.C. 2010. The Dead Sea Scrolls Today. Rev. ed. Edermans.Grand rapids, MI. 229.995 V235

Allegro J.M. 1986. Jesus and Qumran: The Dead Sea Scrolls. In Hoffman R.J. and Larue A. (eds.): Jesus in History and Myth. Prometheus Books. Buffalo, NY.

Fitzmayer J.A. 1986. The Qumran Scrolls and the New Testament After Forty Years. Revue de Qumran 13:609-620. Main Library Periodicals

Murphy-O’Connor J. and Charlesworth J.H. 1990. Paul and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Crossroad. New-York. Main Library BS 2650.2 P385

Wise M.O. and Tabor J.D. 1992. The Messiah at Qumran. BAR 18[6]: 60-61, 65. ERESERVE

Charlesworth J.H. (ed.) 1992. Jesus and the Dead Sea Scrolls.Yale University Press. New York. 232.9 C477

Eisenmann R.H. 1996. The Dead Sea Scrolls and the First Christians: Essays and Translations. Shaftsbaury, Dorset. 229.995 E36

Schifmann L.H., To E., and Venderkam C.V. (Eds.). 2000. The Dead Sea Scrolls, Fifty Yeats After Their Discovery. Proceedings of the Jerusalem Congress. July 20-25, 1997. IES. Jerusalem. Chapter 3: The New Testament and Qumran. 229.995 S333

Broshi M. 2004. What Jesus learned from the Essenes. BAR 30[1]: 32-35, 37, 64. ERESERVE

Coloe M.I. and Thatcher T. (ed.). 2011. John, Qumran, and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Society of Biblical Literature. Atlanta. Main Library BS2615.52 J655 2011


Second Temple Jerusalem model

Wilkinson J. 1978. Jerusalem as Jesus Knew it: Archaeology as Evidence.  933.12 W687

Wilkinson J. 1983. The Jerusalem Jesus Knew: An Archaeological Guide to the Gospels. Thomas Nelson. NY.

NEAEHL II:717-780. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Tsafrir Y. 2001. Pictorial guide to the model of ancient Jerusalem at the time of the second temple in the grounds of the Holyland hotel. Rev. Ed. Phalpot, herzlia. E114.2 A957



Reed. J.L. 2000. Archaeology and the Galilean Jesus: A re-examination of the evidence. Trinity press international. Harrisburg, Penn.  Main Library BT 303.2 R44 2000
Chancey, M. 2007. How Jewish Was Jesus’ Galilee?. BAR 33[4]: 42-50, 76.ERESERVE


Megiddo Christian Prayer Hall

Tepper Y. And Di Segni L. 2006. A Christian prayer hall in the third century CE at Kefar ‘Othnay (Legio): excavations at the Megiddo prison 2005. Israel Explorarion Society. Jerusalem. Arch. Library ARC 2425.MEG-TEP

Tzaferis V. 2007. Inscribed “To God Jesus Christ”. BAR  33[2]:38-45, 48-49.ERESERVE



NEAEHL IV:1324-1328, V: 2029-2035. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Batey R. 1991. Jesus and the Forgotten City: Light on Sepphoris and the Urban World of Jesus. Baker. Grand Rapids, MI.

Batey R. 1992. Sepphoris – An Urban  Portrait of Jesus. BAR 18[3]: 50-62.ERESERVE

Chancey M. and Meyers E.M. 2000.  How Jewish Was Sepphoris in Jesus’ Time? BAR 26[4]:18-33, 61. E-journal

Batey R.A. 2006. Did Antipas build the Theatre in Sepphoris?. In Charlesworth 2006:111-119. Overseas Library 232.9(08) C477

Evans C.A. 2012. In the Shadow of Sepphoris: Growing up in Nazareth. In Evans 2012:13-37. Overseas Library 232.9 E924



NEAEHL III:1103-116, V:2104. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Bagatti B 2002. Excavations in Nazareth I-II. Franciscian Printing Press. Jerusalem. ARC 2425.NAZ

Evans C.A. 2012. In the Shadow of Sepphoris: Growing up in Nazareth. In Evans 2012:13-37. Overseas Library 232.9 E924




Alexander Y. 2011. Kafr Kanna. Final report.  Hadashot Arkheologiyot 123. E-journal

Edwards. DR 2002. Khirbet Qana: from Jewish village to Christian pilgrim site. In Humphrey J.H. (ed): The Roman and byzantine Near East III (Journal of Roman Archaeology, Supp. 49). Pp. 101-132.  Arch. Library ARC 2100.HUM
Richardson P. 2006.  Khirbet Qana (and other villages) as a context for Jesus. In Charlesworth 2006:120-144. Overseas Library 232.9(08) C477

Magen Y. 1998.  Ancient Israel’s Stone Age. Purity in  Second Temple Times. BAR 24[5]: 46-52. E-journal


Mount Tabor

Battista A. and bagatti B. 1976. La fortezza saracena del monte Tabor (SBF.CMi 18). Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem.  Arch. Library ARC 5000.TAB-BAT

Manns F. 2006. Mount Tabor. In Charlesworth 2006:167-177. Overseas Library 232.9(08) C477



Corbo V. 1976. Cittá romana di Magdala: Rapporto preliminare dopo la quarta campagna di scavo, 1975. In Testa E. (ed.): Studia Hierosolyrnitana in onore del P. Bellarmino Bagatti, vol. I, Studi archeologici (SBF CMj 22).Franciscan Printign Press. Jerusalem.  pp. 355-378.

De Luca S. 2009. La città ellenistico-romana di Magdala/Taricheae. Gli scavi del Magdala Project 2007 e 2008: relazione preliminare e prospettive di indagine Liber Annuus 59:343-562. ARC PERIODICALS

Migdal Synagogue




“Galilee Boat”

Wachsmann S. 1988. The Galilee Boat. BAR 14[5]:18-33. ERESERVE

Nun M. 1993. Cast Your Net Upon the Waters. BAR 19[6]:45-56. ERESERVE

NEAEHL II:520, V:2095. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Wachsman S. 2009. The Sea of Galilee Boat (Ed Rachal Foundation Nautical Archaeology Series). Texas A&M University Press.  College Station, TX. Arch.Library ARC 4250.WAC-GAL



NEAEHL II:614-616, V:2097. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Loffreda S. 1981. The sanctuaries of Tabgha. 2nd. Ed. (Holy Places in Palestine). Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem. Arch. Library ARC 2175.TAB

Shenhav D.J. 1984. Loaves and Fishes Mosaic Near Sea of Galilee Restored. BAR 10[3]: 22-25, 30-31. ERESERVE



Corbo. V.C. 1974-1975. Cafarnao I-III. Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem.Arch. Library ARC 2425.CAP-I-COR

Testa E. 1972. Cafarnao IV. Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem.  Arch. Library ARC 2425.CAP-IV-TES

Loffreda S. 2005-2008. Cafarnao V-IX. Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem.Arch. Library ARC CAP-V-LOF

Strange J.F. and Shanks H. 1982. Has the House Where Jesus Stayed in Capernaum Been Found?. BAR 8[6]:26-39. ERESERVE

Strange J.F. and Shanks H. 1983. Synagogue Where Jesus Preached Found at Capernaum. BAR 9[6]:24-31. ERESERVE

Corbo V. 1993. The Church of the House of St. Peter at Capernaum. In Tzafrir 1993:71-76. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Laughlin C.H. 1993. Capernaum:  From Jesus’ Time and After. BAR 19[5]: 54-61, 90. ERESERVE

Loffreda S. 2001.  Recovering Capharnaum.  2nd. Ed. (SBF guides 1).  Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem.

NEAEHL I:290-296, V:2089. Overseas Library E13(03) S839



Yeivin Z. 1987. Ancient Chorazin Comes Back to Life. BAR 13[5]:22-36.ERESERVE

Yeivin Z. 2000. The Synagogue at Korazim (IAA reports 10). IAA. Jerusalem.

NEAEHL I:301-304, V:2090. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Rahmani L.Y. 1990. Stone Synagogue Chairs: Their Identification, Use and Significance. Israel Exploration Journal 40:192-214. E-journal



Arav R. and Freund R.A. (eds.) 1995-2009. Bethsaida: A City in the North Shore of the Sea of Galilee I-IV. Truman State University Press. Kirksvile, MI.Arch. Library ARC 2400.BEI-SAI

Arav R., Freund R.A., and  Shroder J.F. 2000. Bethsaida Rediscovered. BAR26[1]: 44-51, 53-56.  E-journal

Arav. R. 2006. Bethsaidah. In Charlesworth 2006:145-166. Overseas Library 232.9(08) C477

NEAEHL V:1611-1616. Overseas Library E13(03) S839



Parker T. 1975. The Decapolis Reviewed. Journal of Biblical Literature94:437-441. E-journal

Meshorer Y. 1985. City coins of Eretz-Israel and the Decapolis in the Roman Period.  Israel Museum. Jerusalem. Arch. Library ARC 4420.MES-CIT



Tsaferis V. 1983. The Excavations of Kursi-Gergasa (‘Atiqot 16). IAA. Jerusalem.

Tsaferis V. 1993. The early Christian monastery at Kursi. In Tzafrir 1993:77-82.
NEAEHL I  I:893-896. Overseas Library E13(03) S839


Mount of Olives

Kokhav S. 2000. Mount of Olives. Gethsemane. Bethany. (The Holy Land Revealed. Guides). Yad Ben Zvi. Jerusalem. Main library NA5978 J5 K2


Chapel of Ascension

Vincent and Abel 1914-1926:360-419. ARC 2200.VIN-REC

NEAEHL II:783. Overseas Library E13(03) S839


Pater Noster / Eleone Church

Vincent and Abel 1914-1926:337-360, 374-419. ARC 2200.VIN-REC

NEAEHL II:783. Overseas Library E13(03) S839


Dominus Flevit

Bagatti B. and Milik T. 1958. Gli Scavi del ‘Dominus Flevit’, Gerusalemme.Franciscan Printing Press.Jerusalem.  Arch. Library ARC 2275.DOM

NEAEHL II:753, 783.  Overseas Library E13(03) S839


Garden + Grotto of Gethsemane

Vincent and Abel 1914-1926:301-327. ARC 2200.VIN-REC

Orfali P.G. 1924. Gethsémani. Paris. Arch. Library ARC 2275.OLI-GET-ORF

NEAEHL II:783-784. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Taylor J.E. 1995. The Garden of Gethsemane: Not the Place of Jesus’ Arrest. BAR 26[4]:26-35. ERESERVE

Murphy-O’connor J. 1998. What Really Happened at Gethsemane?BR 14[2].


Mary’s Tomb

Bagatti B and Prodomo A. 1975. New discoveries at the tomb of the Virgin Mary in gethsemane (SBF CMi 17. English translation by Sciberras L.C. 2004). Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem.  Arch. Library ARC 2275.OLI-GET-BAG

NEAEHL II:784. Overseas Library E13(03) S839


Church of S. Stephan

Vincent and Abel 1914-1926:743-804. ARC 2200.VIN-REC


Kidron valley Tombs

Avigad N. 1950-1. The Rock Carved Facades of the Jerusalem Necropolis.Israel Exploration Journal 1:96-106. E-journal

NEAEHL II:750, V:1824. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Zias J. and Puech E. 2005. The Tomb of Absalom Reconsidered. Near Eastern Archaeology 68[4]:148-165.

Zissu B. And Tendler A. S. 2011. The kidron valley Tombs in the Byzantine Period: a reconsideration. New studies on Jerusalem 17:7*-43* ARC 2400.חיד


Katisma church+Ramat Rachel

Shanks H. 2006. Where Mary Rested. BAR 32[6]:44-51. ERESERVE

NEAEHL IV, 1261-1267; V:1831-3. Overseas Library E13(03) S839


Church of Nativity

Bagatti B. 1952. Gli Antichi edifici sacri di Betlemme :in seguito agli scavi e restauri praticati dalla custodia di Terra Santa (1948-51). Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem. Arch. Library ARC 2425.BETH-BAG

NEAEHL I:203-210. Overseas Library E13(03) S839


Bethesdah pools

Mauss C. 1888. La piscine de Béthesda á Jérusalem. Paris. Main Library DS 110 A27

Vincent and Abel 1914-1926:669-742.  ARC 2200.VIN-REC

NEAEHL II:781. Overseas Library E13(03) S839
Gibson S. 2005. The Pool of Bethesda in Jerusalem and Jewish Purification Practices of the Second Temple Period. Proche-Orient Chrétien 55:270-293.

Von Wahlde U.C. 2011. The Puzzling Pool of Bethesda. BAR 37[5]40-47, 65. E-journal


Via Dolorosa

Hoade E. 1976. Guide to the Holy Land. 8th ed. Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem. Pp. 152-173. ARC HIRSCHFELD HOA

Storme A. 1984. The way of the Cross. A Historical Sketch. (The Holy Places of Palestine). 2nd ed. Trans. by Dunlop K.A.A.  Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem.

Campbell J.K. 1986. The Stations of the Cross in Jerusalem. Carta. Jerusalem. Main library NA 5978 J5 S83

Murphy-O’connor J. 1996. The Geography of Faith. Tracing the Via DolorosaBR 12[6]:32-41.

Schmidt T. 1997. Jesus’ Truimphal March to Crucifixion. BR 13[1]

Kokhav S. 1999. Via Dolorosa (The Holy Land Revealed. Guides). Yad Ben Zvi. Jerusalem. Arch. Library ARC 2275.via-koc

NEAEHL II:764-765 (“Ecce Homo” arch) Overseas Library E13(03) S839


Holy Sepulchre

Sandoli, Sabino de-. 1977. Calvary and the Holy Sepulchre. Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem.

Barkai G. 1986. The Garden Tomb – Was Jesus Buried Here?. BAR12[2]:40-   57. ERESERVE

Bahat D. 1986. Does the Holy Sepulchre Church mark the Burial of Jesus?.BAR 12[3]:26-45. ERESERVE

Patrich J. 1993. The early church of the Holy Sepulchre in the light of excavations and restorations. In Tzafrir 1993:101-107. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Broshi M. 1993 Excavations in the Holy Sepulchre in the chapel of St. Vartan and the Armenian Martyrs. In Tzafrir 1993:118-122. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

NEAEHL II:779-781, V:1821. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Freeman-Grenville G.S.P. 1994. The Basilica of the Holy Sepuluchre in Jerusalem. Carta. Jerusalem.  Main Library NA 5978 J5 F74

Kloner A. 1999. Did a Rolling Stone Close Jesus’ Tomb?BAR 25[5]:22-25, 28-29. E-journal

Kokhav S. 2000. Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Yad Ben Zvi. Jerusalem.

Magness J. 2006. What did Jesus’ tomb look like?BAR 32[1].


Garden Tomb

Barkay G. 1982. The Garden Tomb. Was Jesus Buried Here?BAR 12[2]:40-53. ERESERVE

Murphy-O’Connor J. The Garden Tomb and the Misfortunes of an Inscription.BAR 12[2]:54-57. ERESERVE


Pool of Siloam

Bliss F.J. and Dickie A.C. 1898.  Excavations at Jerusalem 1894-1897. PEF. London.  Arch. Library ARC 2275.BLI
NEAEHL II:772, V:1807. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Shanks H. 2005. The Siloam Pool. BAR 31[5]: 16-23. ERESERVE


Southern Wall Archaeological Park

Mazar B. 1975. The Mountain of the Lord. Excavating in Jerusalem.Doubleday. Garden City, NY.  E114.2(TEMPLE MOUNT) M475

Shanks H. 1986.  Excavating  in the Shadow of the Temple Mount. BAR 12[6]: 20-38. ERESERVE

Ben-Dov M. 1986. Herod’s Mighty Temple Mount. BAR12[6]: 40-49.ERESERVE

Ritmeyer L. 1989. Reconstructing Herod’s Temple Mount in Jerusalem. BAR  15[6]:23-42. ERESERVE

Ritmeyer L. 1992. Locating the Original Temple Mount. BAR  18[2]: 24-26, 29, 32-45, 64-65. ERESERVE

NEAEHL II:773-774, V:1809-1811. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Jacobson  D. 1999. Sacred Geometry: Unlocking the Secret of the Temple Mount, Part 1, BAR 25[4]: 42, 45, 53, 62-64; Part 2.  BAR 25[5]: 54-57, 60-61, 63, 74. E-journal

Bahat D. 2006. Jesus and the Herodian Temple Mount. In Charlesworth 2006:300-308. Overseas Library 232.9(08) C477



Vincent and Abel 1914-1924:421-490. ARC 2200.VIN-REC

Gibson S. 1987. The 1961-1967 Excavations in the Armenian Garden.Palestine Exploration Quarterly 119:81-96. ARC PERIODICALS

Pixner B. 1990.  Church of the Apostles Found on Mt. Zion. BAR 16[3]: 16-17, 20-31, 34-35, 60. ERESERVE

NEAEHL II:778. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Klawans J. 2001. Was Jesus’ Last Supper A Passover Seder?. BR 17[5].

Pixner B. 2006. Mount Zion, Jesus, and Archaeology. In Charlesworth 2006:309-322. Overseas Library 232.9(08) C477


Petrus in Galicantu

Vincent and Abel 1914-1926:506-525ARC 2200.VIN-REC

NEAEHL II:1814-1815. Overseas Library E13(03) S839


Nea Church+Cardo

Ben Dov M. 1977. Found after 1400 years – The Magnificent Nea. BAR 3[4]: 32-37. ERESERVE

Avigad N 1993. The Nea: Justinian’s Church if St. Mary, mother of God Discovered in the old city of Jerusalem. In Tzafrir 1993:128-135. Overseas Library E13(03) S839
NEAEHL II:776-777. Overseas Library E13(03) S839


Judean Desert Monasticism

Chitty D.J. 1966. The Desert a City. Mowbrays. London and Oxford. Hirschfeld Y. 1992. The Judeadn Desert Monasteries in the Byzantine Period.  Yale University Press. New Haven.  ARC 2350.HIR

Hirschfeld Y. 1995. Spirituality in the Desert: Judean Wilderness   Monasteries. BAR 21[5]:28-37. ERESERVE

NEAEHL III:1063-1070, V:2103 (“Monasteries”). Overseas Library E13(03) S839


Euthymius Monastery

Hirschfeld Y. 1993. Euthymius and his monastery in the Judean Desert. Libber Annus 43:339-371.

NEAEHL II:428-430, V:2092. Overseas Library E13(03) S839


The Good Samaritan Inn

Magen Y. 2010. The Good Samaritan Museum. Staff officer of Archaeoloy – Civil Administration of Judea and Samaria, IAA. Jerusalem. ARC 2175.GOO-SAM

Magen Y. 2012. Inn of the Good Samaritan Becomes a Museum. BAR 38[1]:48-57. ERESERVE


Saint George Monastery

Di Segni L. 1986-1987.  The Life of George of Choziba’ and ‘The Miracles of the Holy Virgin Mary in Choziba’, translated from Greek into Hebrew, Israel – People and Land 4[22]:193-196. [Hebrew] Main Library Periodicals

Patrich J. 1990. The Cells (ta kellia) of Choziba, Wadi el-Qilt. In Bottini et. al. (eds.): Christian Archaeology in the Holy Land. New Discoveries. Archaeological Essays in Honour of Virgilio C. Corbo ofm. Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem, Pp. 205-226. Arch. Library ARC HIRSCHFELD COR



Davies P.R. 1988. How Not to do Archaeology: The Story of Qumran. Biblical Archaeologist 51:203-207. E-journal

Shanks H. 1993.  The Qumran Settlement – Monastery, Villa, or  Fortress?.BAR 19[3]: 62-65. ERESERVE

NEAEHL IV:1235-1241, V:2107-2108. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Roitman A. (ed.) 1997. A Day at Qumran. Jerusalem. 229.995 R741

——–. 1996. What was Qumran? BAR 22[6]:37. ERESERVE

Shanks H. 1998. The Enigma of Qumran. BAR 24[1]: 24-28, 30, 32-37, 78, 81-84. E-journal

Zias J. 2006. The Cemeteries of Qumran and Celibacy: A confusion Laid to Rest?. In Charlesworth 2006:444-471. Overseas Library 232.9(08) C477


Baptism site (Qasr el-Yahud)

Khouri R. 2005. Where John Baptized. BAR 31[1]:34-39, 41-43. ERESERVE

Piccirillo M. 2006. The Sanctuaries of the Baptism on the East Bank of the Jordan River. In Charlesworth 2006:433-443. Overseas Library 232.9(08) C477



Vincent L.H. and Abel F.-M. 1932. Emmaus: sa Basilique et son histoire. E. Leroux. Paris. Arch. Library ARC 2425.EMM-VIN

NEAEHL II:385-389, V:2091. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Shanks H. 2008. Emmaus. Where Christ AppearedBAR 34[2]:40-42, 44-51, 80. ERESERVE



NEAEHL I:270-291, V:1656-1684. Overseas Library E13(03) S839

Holum K.G. et. al. 1988. King Herod’s Dream. Norton and co. NY and London.E115(CAESAREA) H758

Burrell B., Gleason K., and Netzer E. 1993. Uncovering Herod’s Seaside Palace. BAR 19[3]: 50-57, 76. ERESERVE

Holum K.G. 2004. Building Power. The Politics of Architecture. BAR 30[5]:36-45, 47. ERESERVE



NEAEHL II:655-659, V:1791-2. Overseas Library E13(03) S839


Appendix A: Coins and Money in the New Testament

Rousseau and Arav 1995:55-68. Overseas Library E13(03) R864

Hendin D. 2001. Guide to Biblical Coins (4th. ed.). Amphora Books. New-York. Pp. 413-444. Arch. Library ARC 4420.HEN

Meir C. 2000. Christianity on Coins of the Holy Land. Tel-Aviv.

Meshorer Y. 2001. A Treasury of Jewish coins.  Amphora. Jerusalem. Arch. Library ARC 4420.MES-TRE


Appendix B: Archaeology of the Judeo-Christians

Sukenik E.L. 1949. The Earliest Records of Christianity. American Journal of Archaeology 51:351-65. E-journal

Kane J.P. 1971. By no Means ‘The Earliest Records of Christianity’ – With an Emended Reading of the Talpioth Inscription. Palestine Exploration Quarterly103:103-108.  ARC PERIODICALS

Bagatti B. 1971. The Church from the Circumcision (Publications of the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum: Smaller Series 2). Jerusalem. Main Library BR 158 B313

Avi-Yona M. 1961. Review of Bagatti and Milik. Israel Exploration Journal11:91-4. E-journal

Mancini I. 1984. Archaeological Discoveries Relative to the Judeo-Christians.Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem. Arch. Library ARC 2100.MAN

Meyers E.M. 1988. Early Judaism and Christianity in the light of Archaeology.Biblical Archaeologist 51[2]:69-79. E-journal

Taylor J.E. 1990. The Phenomenon of Early Jewish-Christianity: Reality or Scholarly Invention?. Vigiliae Christinae 4:313-334. E-journal (via Main Library catalog)

Taylor J.E. 1993. Christians and the Holy Places. The Myth of the Judeo-Christian Origins. Oxford University Press. Oxford. Main Library BV 896 P19 T39

Dauphine C. 1993. Encore des Jude’o-chre’tiens au Golan?. In Manns F. and Alliata E. (eds.): Early Christianity in Context. Franciscan Printing Press. Jerusalem. Pp. 69-84. Arch. Library ARC HIRSCHFELD TES

Eisenman R. 1996. The Dead Sea Scrolls and the First Christians.Shftesbury, Dorset. 229.995 E36

Eisenman R. 1994. Theory of Judeo-Christian Origins: The Last Column of the Damascus Document.  In Wise O.M. et. al. (Eds.): Methods of       Investigation of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Khirbet Qumran Site (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 722). New York. Pp. 355-370. Main Library BS 1881 M48

Eshel H., Magness J., and Shenhav E. 2001. Surprises at Yattir: Unexpected Evidence of Early Christianity. BAR 27[4]:32-36, 59. E-journal