Backgrounders on the Bible through Biblical Archaeology

1233 – Fishing Banned on the Sea of Galilee

Recent news reports have said that the Sea of Galilee has been over fished, and therefore commercial fishing has been banned for the next two years. On this program, some archaeological perspective on the Sea of Galilee fishing industry.

The second half of the program we discuss the latest information available on the oldest and largest commercial beekeeping operation discovered at Tel Rehov three years ago. Now there’s news that the bees were imported. And why would someone want to house a million bees in the middle of a city. We have a few ideas.

Late breaking news: CNN has a story with photos on the discovery of the earliest known images of the apostles Andrew and John, found in Roman catacombs.


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