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Jean Swanson

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Supervisors

Start date

Feb 2010

Submission date

May 2012

Jean Swanson

Thesis

"Ancient Maresha and Eleutheropolis (city of the Free)" The Impact of Change and of Roman Occupation on the Cities, the Hinterland and the People

Summary

A history of the ancient Biblical city of Maresha and the later Roman city of Eleutheropolis nearby with an emphasis on the Roman occupation of the region and the changes this brought about.

Why my research is important

Bringing together the known history of the area and illustrating the importance of the two cities in the history of Palestine

Funding

  • Nil