April 5, 2017

Hillel House, Boston University

Speakers: Andrea Berlin (Boston University), Steven Weitzman (University of Pennsylvania), and Benedikt Eckhardt (University of Bremen)

Professor Berlin discusses the implications of new archaeological evidence from northern Israel for an historical reading of 1 Maccabees chapters 9-12; Professors Weitzman and Eckhardt respond with their own ideas of how to relate the material remains to the ancient written accounts.