Lonely Man of Cake

February 15, 2007

Biblical Dates

Filed under: Academia,Archaeology,Culinary,History,Israel,Judaism,Religion — lonelymanofcake @ 10:43 am

This post is not about patriarchal pick-up lines.  (Hey, I, uh, noticed how nicely you were, uh, giving water to your camels…)

A researcher has managed to plant a 2000 year-old (!) date seed found at Masada.  Soon we will find out whether ancient Judean dates, referred to in the Bible as דבש (=honey), are as sweet as claimed.


1 Comment »

  1. Nice to meet you lonely man? i am not fluently in English. my name is Ronggo, i am from Indonesia. I want to asked you, do you know Lucerne or Alfalfa? Alfalfa is a plant, leguminose. Al-Fal-Fa means Father all of Foods. Alfalfa origin from Iran (Mesopotamia); so, I want to know more about Alfalfa, especially in Israel. Did Israel develop this plant. Since i know, Israel have good cow, milk production, aquaculture, etc. Please, answer, and send your answer to eles_ronggo@yahoo.com. God bless you all the time (“,)

    Comment by Ronggo — February 19, 2007 @ 12:05 pm | Reply

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