Item Number: 118767
Title: The Archaeology of the Holy Land : From the Destruction of Solomon's Temple to the Muslim Conquest
Author: Magness, Jodi
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Description: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 26cm., hardcover, 385pp. illus. Contents: 1. Introduction 2. The topography and early history of Jerusalem (to 586 BCE) 3. The Babylonian (586-539 BCE) and Persian (539-332 BCE) periods 4. The early Hellenistic period (332-167 BCE) 5. The late Hellenistic (Hasmonean) period (167-40 BCE) 6. The archaeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls 7. The early Roman (Herodian) period (40 BCE-70 CE): Jerusalem 8. The early Roman (Herodian) period (40 BCE-70 CE): Caesarea Maritima, Samaria-Sebaste, Herodian Jericho, and Herodium 9. The early Roman (Herodian) period (40 BCE-70 CE): Jesus' birth and Galilean setting 10. The early Roman (Herodian) period (40 BCE-70 CE): Masada 11. Ancient Jewish tombs and burial customs (to 70 CE) 12. From 70 CE to the Bar Kokhba Revolt (135/136 CE) (the Second Jewish Revolt against the Romans) 13. Aelia Capitolina (Hadrianic Jerusalem) (135 to ca. 500 CE) 14. Roman and the late antique period synagogues in Palestine 15. The Byzantine (early Christian) period (313-640 CE): Jerusalem 16. The Byzantine (early Christian) period (313-640 CE): Palestine under Christian rule 17. Epilogue: early Islamic Jerusalem (638-750 CE).
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