The Sleep of Reason: Erotic Experience and Sexual Ethics in Ancient Greece and Rome. 20 This was one of the factors in the independence Roman women enjoyed, relative to those of many other ancient cultures and up to the modern period: 21 Free marriage usually involved two citizens of equal or near-equal status, or a citizen and a person. 26 In January 2018 it was announced that a fragment of an early modern human jawbone with eight teeth found at Misliya cave, Israel, have been dated to around 185,000 (between 177,000 and 194,000 years ago 95 CI ). "THE forgotten kingdom The Archaeology and History of Northern Israel" (PDF). 46 Among the noteworthy finds from the ongoing excavations are the impressive late 9th-century BCE destruction level (Stratum A3 apparently evidence of the destruction of Gath by Hazael of Aram (see II Kings 12:18 a unique siege system relating to this event that surrounds the. A b Shaye Cohen. There is also a free day to continue ones exploration of this most atmospheric of ancient cities. Over 20 such layers were discovered on the walls of one of the houses.