What Did Life Look Like in First-Century Nazareth?
What did like look like for Mary and Joseph in Nazareth before Jesus was born (probably around 6 B.C.)?
Here are a couple of popular-level options:
You can visit the Nazareth Village in Israel, a living-history town recreated for tourists.
These folks also helped with the reconstructions in The Nativity Story movie—and watching the clip below may be cheaper than flying to Israel! NT Gospels scholar Darrell Bock notes that “the genuine authenticity of the first century was handled very well. They had certain details you would only know if you really had done some work in the first century background.”
Here’s a clip: