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A Brief Survey of Ancient Near Eastern Beekeeping
TitleA Brief Survey of Ancient Near Eastern Beekeeping
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsHead, Ronan James
JournalThe FARMS Review
Volume20
Issue1
Pagination57-66
KeywordsAncient Near East; Apiculture; Beekeeping; Brother of Jared; Deseret; Honeybee
Abstract

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.

URLhttps://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/msr/vol20/iss1/6

Scripture Reference

Ether 2:3

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