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The World's Oldest ChurchBible, Art, and Ritual at Dura-Europos, Syria$
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Michael Peppard

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780300213997

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300213997.001.0001

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January 18, 1932, Excavation Block M8

January 18, 1932, Excavation Block M8

(p.1) Introduction: January 18, 1932, Excavation Block M8
The World's Oldest Church

Michael Peppard

Yale University Press

This short introduction narrates the initial discovery of the Christian building at Dura-Europos. It establishes some knowns and unknowns from the first months of reflection on the finds and aims to reopen debate on the identifications of the artistic scenes.

Keywords:   Dura-Europos, Archaeology

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