Ancient Israel : from Abraham to the Roman destruction of the Temple / edited by Hershel Shanks

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Subjects: Jews--History--To 70 A.D
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 3rd ed
Published: Boston : Prentice Hall ; Washington, DC : Biblical Archaeology Society, c2011
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: xxvii, 411 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: Shanks, Hershel
Notes: LCCN: 2010027476
ISBN: 9780205096435
ISBN: 0205096433
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The patriarchal age : Abraham, Isaac and Jacob / P. Kyle McCarter, Jr -- Israel in Egypt : the Egyptian sojourn and the Exodus / Nahum M. Sarna and Hershel Shanks -- The settlement in Canaan : the period of the Judges / Joseph A. Callaway and Hershel Shanks -- The united monarchy : Saul, David and Solomon / Andre Lemaire -- The divided monarchy : the kingdoms of Judah and Israel / Siegfried H. Horn and P. Kyle McCarter, Jr -- Exile and return : from the Babylonian destruction to the reconstruction of the Jewish state / Eric Meyers, with the assistance of Sean Burt -- The age of Hellenism : Alexander the Great and the rise and fall of the Hasmonean kingdom / Lee I. Levine -- Roman domination : the Jewish revolt and the destruction of the Second Temple -- Shaye J.D. Cohen
OCLC Number: 645708562
ISBN/ISSN: 9780205096435