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|Title||A Brief Survey of Ancient Near Eastern Beekeeping|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2008|
|Authors||Head, Ronan James|
|Journal||The FARMS Review|
|Keywords||Ancient Near East; Apiculture; Beekeeping; Brother of Jared; Deseret; Honeybee|
The Book of Mormon includes a narration of the Jaredites and records that this people brought honeybees with them from the Old World to the New World. A study of the history of beekeeping in the ancient Near East supports the plausibility of the Jaredites’ story.
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