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The BAR Companion: June 17, 2009
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PERGAMON: CITY OF SCIENCE … AND SATAN?
Travel with us to Turkey as we explore one of its most Biblically significant sites

Perched atop a windswept mountain along the Turkish coastline and gazing proudly–almost defiantly–over the azure Aegean Sea sit the ruins of the ancient Greek city of Pergamon. Join us online to read about the magnificent city that is considered one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. BAS managing web editor Sarah Yeomans is your guide through the ruins of Pergamon and its history as we take a closer look at its Biblical significance.

Read more about the ancient city of Pergamon

See the wonders of Pergamon and Turkey yourself!
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BREAKING NEWS
Check out the latest news in Biblical archaeology and related topics–updated daily

This week in the news, new developments in the James Ossuary forgery trial come to light in Jerusalem while the Israel Antiquities Authority reveals plans to re-expose one of the largest and most beautiful ancient mosaics in the country. Also in Israel, the aqueduct that brought water to the "Sultan’s Pool" is discovered, and a Thracian tomb is revealed in central Bulgaria. Meanwhile, archaeology enthusiasts will now have the chance to visit Baghdad’s National Museum online, thanks to the Italians.

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EGYPT: LAND OF LEGENDS AND MYSTERIES
Save the date: January 9-25, 2010

Have you fantasized about tracing the footsteps of the Pharaohs or enjoying the breathtaking sunset over the Nile? Yes? Then save the dates January 9-25, 2010 for Egypt: Land of Legends and Mysteries–we promise you’ve never seen it like this before! Egypt has always been one of our most popular programs, but this year BAS has created a totally new experience that is perfect for the return traveler to Egypt as well as those visiting this land of myth for the very first time. Renowned scholar Dr. Chahinda Karim of the American University of Cairo will not only offer in-depth insight to Egypt’s most famous sites, but will explore with you the magnificent, off-the-beaten-path places that very few visitors have the opportunity to experience..

This adventure is scheduled for January 9-25, 2010–check back with us for more information and updates!
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Pergamon: City of Science…and Satan?
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LOST CHRISTIANITIES: JESUS, JOHN AND THE JERUSALEM CHURCH
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