Joshua Schwartz
Bar-Ilan University

Prof. Joshua Schwartz is Professor (Emeritus) of Historical Geography of Ancient Israel, Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel, and Chair, Board of Directors, Israel Antiquities Authority. He received his Ph.D. (1981) from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His most recent books are: Jews and Christians in Roman-Byzantine Palestine: History, Daily Life and Material Culture, Volumes 1–2 (Peter Lang 2018); Jerusalem: From its Beginning to the Ottoman Conquest (Ingenborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies 2017), co-edited with Avraham Faust and Eyal Baruch; Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries: The Interbellum 70–132 CE (Brill 2018), co-edited with Peter J. Tomson; and The History of Jerusalem: The Second Temple Period 332 BCE – 70 CE, Volume One, History, Society and Cult, and Volume Two, The Material Culture (Yad Izhak Ben-Zvi 2020), co-edited with Ronny Reich and Isaiah Gafni.

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April 10, 2024

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