imoldbutimstillintothat How was it [The Thirty Years’ War] taught? For anyone who wasn’t awake at 3am EST 8/6/2017, I posted this: “It’s 3am, I can’t sleep, and I’m really mad about how...

Some archaeologists, and myself, hold to the theory that Exodus is actually a folk memory of the Bronze Age era Egyptian imperial hegemony over the southern Levant. The people archaeologists can...

The people known as the Israelites weren’t special or exceptional; they were just another group of semi-nomadic Iron Age Canaanites (for more on this refer to the series of “Passover” posts...

In the Ancient Near East, religious appointments were political appointments. Thus, as the High Priestess of the Moon God Nanna, Enheduanna (2285-2250 BCE) was a very powerful political player in the...

You know, I was going to try to be unpredictable and not make a Chanukah post, but lol @ that tbh. Today, Chanukah is kind of a cute holiday about god...

January 11, 2019: This post needs some serious tightening, updates, and transitions. As some of you may know, Passover begins soon. So, I wrote up a huge-ass post about the historical...

The Hebrew Bible and the historical issues surrounding it is one of my major areas of study/geeking. Frankly, I am surprised that I have gone this long without talking about it...

Pictured above from left to right are two of my favorite historical ladies: Aelia Eudoxia (d. 404) and Aelia Pulcheria (399-453). Aelia Eudoxia was a late fourth century, early fifth century...