Villages and Monasteries in Jerusalem's Hinterland During the Byzantine Period; Jon Seligman, PhD; November 17, 2014
Jerusalem has been the center of tumultuous changes of power for millennia. Throughout the historical and archaeological record of the ancient Near East, evidence of various people groups have emerged through the many excavation project conducted over the last century. Seligman focuses on the latter end of these successive historical periods and presents life in Jerusalem and the surrounding hinterland including aspects of social, economic, and religious life during that time.
Jon Seligman (PhD 2010, Haifa University) has been involved in numerous excavations within Jerusalem and the surrounding area and throughout Israel. Over the course of his archaeological work, Seligman has worked for the Israel Antiquities Authority for nearly 30 years, serving in numerous capacities, including: research archaeologist, Jerusalem district archaeologist, and Jerusalem regional archaeologist. Currently, he is head of Excavation, Surveys, and Research Department, Israel Antiquities Authority.
Archaeology, Lecture Series
History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology
Seligman, Jon and Southern Adventist University, "Villages and Monasteries in Jerusalem's Hinterland During the Byzantine Period; Jon Seligman, PhD; November 17, 2014" (2014). Lynn H. Wood Archaeological Museum Lecture Series. 28.