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The Population of Palestine in Iron Age II
The article examines the size of Palestine's population in the Iron Age II, specifically the eighth century B. C. E. In the first part the authors present an up-to-date discussion of the regionalExpand
The Settlements and Population of Palestine during the Early Bronze Age II-III
rT nhe Early Bronze Age II-III is the first urban period in the history of Palestine. It is also the first period for which the size of the settlements and their population can be estimated with aExpand
The Population of Western Palestine in the Roman-Byzantine Period
  • M. Broshi
  • Geography, Medicine
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental…
  • 1 October 1979
The author attempts to determine the size of the population of Palestine in the Roman-Byzantine period on the basis of areal size of towns and the grain-growing capacity of Palestine. Expand
Middle Bronze Age II Palestine: Its Settlements and Population
  • M. Broshi, R. Gophna
  • Geography
  • Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental…
  • 1 February 1986
The population density of ancient settlements according to modern ethnoarchaeological data, and supported by archaeological data, was about 250 persons per hectare. An inventory of all known MB IIAExpand
Radiocarbon Dating of Scrolls and Linen Fragments from the Judean Desert
We report on new 14C measurements of samples of 18 texts (scrolls) and 2 linen fragments from Qumran Caves 1, 2, and 4 and from Nahal Hever, both in the Dead Sea region. The radiocarbon results areExpand
Radiocarbon Dating of Fourteen Dead Sea Scrolls
The name Dead Sea Scrolls refers to some 1200 manuscripts found in caves in the hills on the western shore of the Dead Sea during the last 45 years. They range in size from small fragments toExpand
The Black Ink of the Qumran Scrolls
The Qumran scrolls were written with a black ink.' Ancient black inks were analyzed in several studies and two types were detected and identified: carbon ink, based on lampblack or soot; andExpand
The Credibility of Josephus