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My Journey To Locate The Genesis Pentapolis North Of The Dead Sea, David E. Graves Phd Jan 2014

My Journey To Locate The Genesis Pentapolis North Of The Dead Sea, David E. Graves Phd

David E. Graves PhD

Two archaeological sites have recently been identified as Sodom (Genesis 19), but which is the best candidate for the location of Sodom: Tall el-Ḥammâm, at the northern end of the Dead Sea in the Jordan Valley, or Bâb edh-Dhrâ, at the southern end of the Dead Sea in the Ghor? This article argues that of the two popular candidates Tall el-Hammam is the best candidate.


My Journey To Locate The Genesis Pentapolis North Of The Dead Sea, David E. Graves Phd Jan 2014

My Journey To Locate The Genesis Pentapolis North Of The Dead Sea, David E. Graves Phd

David E. Graves PhD

Dr. Graves argues for Tall el-Hammam as the location for biblical Sodom north of the Dead Sea.


Influence Of The Ancient Near Eastern Vassal Treaties On The Hippocratic Oath, David E. Graves Phd Jan 2012

Influence Of The Ancient Near Eastern Vassal Treaties On The Hippocratic Oath, David E. Graves Phd

David E. Graves PhD

Over the past eighty years scholars have documented multiple similarities between ancient Near Eastern vassal treaties (ANEVT) and various other documents including the biblical testaments, and Homer’s Iliad and the Odyssey. Furthermore, while Stol, van der Eijk, and Geller document the influence of Mesopotamian medicinal terminology on the Oath written by Hippocrates, the fourth century B.C. father of medicine, scholars have overlooked possible Mesopotamian influences on the literary structure of the Oath. This article will highlight some structural similarities between two, otherwise separate genres of literature, the ANEVT and the Hippocratic Oath. If specific Mesopotamian structural influence can ...


Identification Of Tall El-Hammâm On The Madaba Map., David E. Graves Phd, Scott Stripling Dmin Jan 2007

Identification Of Tall El-Hammâm On The Madaba Map., David E. Graves Phd, Scott Stripling Dmin

David E. Graves PhD

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