Friday, September 13, 2013

Jerusalem Treasure, Ancient Pottery Inspired Video Game, Ancient Beer

Ancient "Ophel" Treasure Found in Jerusalem

A find of golden treasure sheds light on a time period of Persian rule on Jewish settlement about 1,400 years ago. One scholar belives "They [these treasures] were abandoned in the context of the Persian conquest of Jerusalem in 614 CE. Since there was only a small Jewish presence in Jerusalem during the Byzantine period, Mazar thinks the treasure was brought to the city by Jewish emissaries after the Persian conquest, when the city once again welcomed Jews. Read more here.

Apotheon's Ancient Pottery Adventure

The game originally was meant to be a Greek- Sci Fi element with almost a Zeus meets Vulcan theme. However, less is more and the creators decided to drop the sci-fi element. The true beauty of the game is its loyalty to pottery texture, terrain and figures. Read on it here.

8 Things I Learned About Ancient Beer
Before indulging on your weekends, be thankful from where the beer you drink comes from.Read more.

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