Archaeology, history, and society in Galilee : the social context of Jesus and the rabbis / Richard A. Horsley

Author(s): Horsley, Richard A
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Subjects: Galilee (Israel)--Antiquities
Jews--History--586 B.C.-70 A.D
Judaism--History--Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D
Jews--Politics and government--To 70 A.D
Excavations (Archaeology)--Israel--Galilee
Galilee (Israel)--History
Galilee (Israel)--Social life and customs
Jesus Christ--Biography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Valley Forge, Pa : Trinity Press International, c1996
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: xii, 240 p. : map ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments
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Map
Introduction 1
1. Galilee, Crossroad of Empires 15
2. Sepphoris and Tiberias, Monuments of Urbanization 43
3. Trade or Tribute: The Political Economy of Roman Galilee 66
4. Villages of Upper Galilee 88
5. Villages of Lower Galilee 107
6. Before Synagogues Were Buildings 131
7. Languages and Cultural Traditions 154
Conclusion: Jesus and the Rabbis in Historical Social Context 176
Notes 191
Index 235
Notes: LCCN: 96042950
ISBN: 1563381826 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 35360851
ISBN/ISSN: 1563381826