January 2016 Issue | Vol 23 No 1
Articles in This Issue:
A word from Archaeological Diggings editor, Gary Webster
Jerusalem is an inexhaustible mine of archaeological wealth. Now some of the recovered treasure is revealed
A look at the personalities an d politics behind a clash of ancient cultures
His reign was short lived, yet pivotal, for the future of the Roman empire. This article explores the rise to fame of the ruler hailed as the first of the “Five Good Emperors.”
The Archaeologist: Giovanni de RossiAs a nineteenth century archaeologist, the Italian Giovanni Battista de Rossi was a trail-blazer.
What do ISIS—or IS and DAISH, as they are variously referred to—and the ancient Assyrians have in common? And what warnings do they herald for our contemporary world?