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The Temple of Ba’al and Astronomy in the Ancient World

How Orion shines through a plethora of pagan gods

the constellation Orion, center, with the star Sirius, bottom left corner (image by Johnny Kaufman on Unsplash)

Just days ago, a new discovery made it even clearer that astronomy is about to revolutionize archaeology.

The island-city of Motya, just off the coast of Sicily, was once a powerful and prosperous Phoenician city-state that came under the influence of Carthage…

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J. W. Barlament

J. W. Barlament

History, politics, religion and the rest. Told with nerve and without reserve. Columbia 2024.