Galilee: From Alexander the Great to Hadrian 323 BCE to 135 CE : A Study of Second Temple Judaism

Galilee: From Alexander the Great to Hadrian 323 BCE to 135 CE : A Study of Second Temple Judaism

Sean Freyne

Language: English

Pages: 509

ISBN: 2:00280359

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Contents :

The geography of Galilee and its human settlement
Galilee, the rise of Hellenism and the Jewish response
Galilee under the Romans, 63 B.C.E. - 135 C.E.
The cities and the Hellenistic ethos of Galilee
Economic realities and social stratification
How revolutionary was Galilee?
The Galileans and the temple
Galilee and the halakhah
Christianity in Galilee.

"This book will be at the center of subsequent discussions about Galilee and should prove to be a valuable resource for the study of Judaism and Christianity of this period The writing is clear and the arguments well-presented ..."
---David Rhoads, Journal of Biblical Literature

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