Michmanim 8
Eretz-Israel in Byzantine Period - Aspects of Settlement
(Febuary 1995)

CONTENTS:
 
Yoram Tsafir - The Peak of Settlement in Byzantine Palestine: The Archaeological Evidence and the Literary Sources (Hebrew)
Arie Issar and Dorit Makover-Levin- Flourishing and Abandonment of the Desert Settlements During the
Roman Byzantine Period: 'A Climatic Change' Point of View (Hebrew)

Rehav Rubin - Climate Versus the Human Factor: The Rise and the Fall of Byzantine Negev Settlement (Hebrew)
Leah Di Segni - The Role of the Local and Regional Authorities in Building in Provincial Palestine and Arabia (Hebrew)
Josef Patrich - The Monastic Systems of Chariton, Gerasimus and Sabas in the Judean Dessert (Hebrew)
Yaakov Ashkenazi - Pagan Worship in Palestine During the Byzantine Period (Hebrew)
Yizhar Hirshfeld - Pilgrimage to the Holy Land During the Reign of Justinian in Light of the Excavations on Mt. Berenice, Tiberias (Hebrew)
Zeev Weiss and Ehud Netzer- Archaeological Finds from the Byzantine Period at Sepphoris (Hebrew)
Gaby Mazor and Rachel Bar-Nathan- Dionysus and Theosebius, Two Citizens of the City of Scythopolis (Hebrew)
Avner Raban - Byzantine Caesarea - A Different City on an Ever-Changing Coastline (Hebrew)
Yigal Israel - The Economy of the Gaza-Ashkelon Region in the Byzantine Period in the Light of the Archaeological Survey and Excavations
of the '3rd Mile Estate' near Ashkelon (Hebrew)
English Abstracts of the Hebrew Articles

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