Sarah Presenting Hagar to Abraham
Sarah Presenting Hagar to Abraham by Louis Jean Francois Lagrenee Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Medieval stained glass detail from the Victoria & Albert museum in London, believed to show the Circumcision of Isaac.
Hagar and Ishmael in the Desert
Hagar and Ishmael in the Desert by Francois-Joseph Navez, c. 1820 CE Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium
The Sacrifice of Isaac
The Sacrifice of Isaac by Caravaggio, 1603 CE Uffizi, Florence
Map of Canaan
A map of Canaan with the boundaries as indicated in the Bible's books of Numbers and Ezekiel.
Solomon's Temple, Jerusalem
An artist's impression of what Solomon's temple at Jerusalem may have looked like. Built by Phoenician architects it is described in I Kings Ch. 6-7 of the Bible and was typical of temples of the region at that time in the 10th century BCE.
Trade in Ancient Egypt
Trade has always been a vital aspect of any civilization whether at the local or international level. However many goods one has, whether as an individual, a community, or a country, there will always be something one lacks and will need...
The mathematicians of ancient Greece made a hugely significant contribution to world thought and all practical subjects which depend on that intellectual basis, from geometry to engineering, astronomy to design. Influenced initially by...
Trade in the Phoenician World
The Phoenicians, based on a narrow coastal strip of the Levant, put their excellent seafaring skills to good use and created a network of colonies and trade centres across the ancient Mediterranean. Their major trade routes were by sea to...
Constantine’s Conversion to Christianity
Constantine I (Flavius Valerius Constantinus) was Roman emperor from 306-337 CE and is known to history as Constantine the Great for his conversion to Christianity in 312 CE and his subsequent Christianization of the Roman Empire. His conversion...