A History of the Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple Period (vol. 1): The Persian Period (539-331BCE)

A History of the Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple Period vol The Persian Period BCE In the first of four volumes on A History of the Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple Period Lester Grabbe presents a comprehensive history of Yehud the Aramaic name for Judah during the Persian Per

  • Title: A History of the Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple Period (vol. 1): The Persian Period (539-331BCE)
  • Author: Lester L. Grabbe
  • ISBN: 9780567043528
  • Page: 288
  • Format: Paperback
  • In the first of four volumes on A History of the Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple Period, Lester Grabbe presents a comprehensive history of Yehud the Aramaic name for Judah during the Persian Period Among the many crucial questions he addresses are What are the sources for this period and how do we evaluate them And how do we make them speak to us through theIn the first of four volumes on A History of the Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple Period, Lester Grabbe presents a comprehensive history of Yehud the Aramaic name for Judah during the Persian Period Among the many crucial questions he addresses are What are the sources for this period and how do we evaluate them And how do we make them speak to us through the fog of centuries This first volume, Yehud A History of the Persian Province of Judah offers the most up to date and comprehensive examination of the political and administrative structures the society and economy the religion, temple and cult the developments in thought and literature and the major political events of Judah at the time.

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    1. While not all of his conclusions are really justifiable, and he spends remarkably little effort on describing the state of the Persian Empire (and the influences of Jews outside of Yehud), this book is a highly-detailed and fascinating examination of the Persian province resettled by the Jewish exiles.

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