Monthly Archives: June 2013

Byzantine borders

One of the best overviews of Byzantine Palestine is an article by S. Thomas Parker: An Empire’s New Holy Land: The Byzantine Period. It was published in 1999 and reviews the information available then. I want to highlight two aspects … Continue reading

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Byzantine times in the Holy Land

The period of densest settlement in the land of Israel before the 1950s was the Byzantine Period, from the 4th to the 7th century CE (AD). At this time the territory was governed by Roman emperors based in Byzantium (Constantinople, … Continue reading

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From field to bowl

On this blog you’ll find many posts about harvesting, food processing and eating. Recently I’ve come across an article by Thomas Staubli, which put all the different elements of food processing in sequence. Here is an outline of how field … Continue reading

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