BAR 33:02, Mar/Apr 2007
Edwin M. Yamauchi (“Historic Homer,”) recently retired from the department of history at Miami University in Ohio where he was a professor of ancient Near Eastern, Greek, Roman and early Christian history since 1969.
Vassilios Tzaferis (“Inscribed ‘To God Jesus Christ,’”) is a former Greek Orthodox monk who has written extensively about monks and monasteries in the Byzantine period. He excavated numerous sites within Israel, is currently digging at Kursi, and discovered the only archaeological evidence of crucifixion yet found in the Holy Land. He is a member of the Supreme Archaeological Council in …