Israelites: Introduction

Israelites: Introduction

by Antony Kamm
     
 

Antony Kamm presents an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the people of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah from earliest times up to AD 135.

Charting the history of the Israelites, Kamm discusses their origins, land, society, culture and religion, as well as their relationship to the Roman world and their legacy. An appendix provides:

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Antony Kamm presents an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the people of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah from earliest times up to AD 135.

Charting the history of the Israelites, Kamm discusses their origins, land, society, culture and religion, as well as their relationship to the Roman world and their legacy. An appendix provides:

* a chronology
* the Hebrew alphabet
* weights, measures and coins
* the Jewish calendar
* a guide to further reading for easy reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415180962
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Series:
Peoples of the Ancient World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
252
Sales rank:
852,227
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

List of figures
List of charts
List of maps
Preface
1The origins of the Israelites1
2The land of the Israelites25
3Kings and prophecies51
4The two monarchies81
5The Israelites: society, culture, religion106
6The Judaeans: Babylonian exile 586-538 BCE, and the Persian years 538-332 BCE127
7Judaea: Hellenistic and Hasmonaean years 332-36 BCE143
8The Jews and the Roman world 63 BCE-135 CE165
9Legacies of the Israelites202
App. 1The Jewish calendar208
App. 2Weights and measures210
App. 3Table of dates212
Bibliography215
Index221

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