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Royal converts from Adiabene and the archaeology of Jerusalem

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Royal converts from Adiabene and the archaeology of Jerusalem

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dc.contributor.author Marciak, Michał [SAP14007875] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-21T09:57:05Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-21T09:57:05Z
dc.date.issued 2018 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1437-9074 pl
dc.identifier.uri https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/68910
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title Royal converts from Adiabene and the archaeology of Jerusalem pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 29-58 pl
dc.identifier.weblink https://gfa.gbv.de/dr,gfa,021,2018,a,02.pdf pl
dc.abstract.en This paper reviews the identifications of the physical remains of the Adiabenean royalty in first-century CE Jerusalem in the light of the latest archaeological research and scholarly discussion. Several conclusions are drawn. First, it is concluded that despite admirably succeeding in changing the past perception of the archaeological landscape of the Lower City of David, the excavations in the Givati Parking Lot still lack any tangible data that could allow for a convincing identification of the recently unearthed structure as the palace of Queen Helena. Second, it is argued that Le Tombeau des Rois matches the general geographical, topographical, and architectural requirements for Helena’s Monuments gleaned from ancient sources, but the most tangible argument is the finding of the unusual two-line inscription on sarcophagus no. 5029, which, if any geographical attribution of the epigraphical evidence could be allowed, is suggestive of both Northern Mesopotamia (Seleucid Aramaic script) and Jewish Palestine (Aramaic “square”/Jewish [formal] script). This, in turn, perfectly matches the historical-geographical heritage of the royal converts from Adiabene. At the same time, there is strong negative evidence for the identification of sarcophagus no. 5029 as that of Queen Helena. The sarcophagus likely belonged to a young female member of the Adiabenean royalty settled in Jerusalem before 66 CE, and most probably to one of the wives of Izates II or Monobazos II. pl
dc.subject.en Adiabene pl
dc.subject.en Jerusalem pl
dc.subject.en Queen Helena pl
dc.subject.en Judea pl
dc.description.volume 21 pl
dc.description.publication 2,1 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.14628/GFA_021_2018_A02 pl
dc.title.journal Göttinger Forum für Altertumswissenschaft pl
dc.language.container ger pl
dc.date.accession 2019-02-21 pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Historyczny : Instytut Judaistyki pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original OTHER; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0 pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / O pl
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