When in Rome…we visited perhaps the most interesting monument to me, a scholar of ancient Judaism. The Arch of Titus was built in 82 CE by Domitian after the death of his older brother, Titus. It commemorates Titus’ victories, particularly the siege and conquest of Jerusalem in 70 CE, depicted by the 7-branched menorah.
I have had the good fortune of being able to spend this month with my family in Freiburg, Germany to do research […]
Yesterday there were massive rains on the mountain. I am told that it even dislodged borders that rolled into the streets causing […]
My wife and I spent the first 4 years of our marriage in Oxford (UK, not MS). It was a wonderful time. […]
This past spring we took a group of students out to San Francisco. The trip would not be complete without a visit […]