In ancient Roman society, the taking of revenge on an enemy was considered a commendable deed, but Jesus encouraged his followers to “Love your enemies.”
From Allegro to Zeitlin
In this article, the author establishes the Gresham-Broshi Law, which asserts that false, sensational and “light” pseudo-information tends to drive genuine, serious and good information out of circulation.
Pickled Sardine Exports
I do not believe that pickled fish from the Sea of Galilee were a significant export.
The Wealth of Herod the Great
King Herod built on a scale that surpassed even the rulers of the Roman empire. Magen Broshi explains how this administrative genius was able to fund monumental building projects both within and without his kingdom.