A.H. is the abbreviation for After the Hegira. In 622 A D., Muhammed fled from Mecca to Medina to escape persecution. This journey is called the Hegira and is considered to mark the beginning of the Moslem era.


Publication of the Greek Orthodox excavations at Capernaum, east of the Franciscan excavations at the synagogue site, will be under the direction of Dr. Tzaferis assisted by John F. Wilson, Southwest Missouri State University; Ariel Berman, Curator of the Islamic Museum in Jerusalem; Dr. John Laughlin, Averett College; and Dr. Joseph Blenkinsopp, Notre Dame University.