By Lester L. Grabbe
This is the second one quantity of the projected four-volume heritage of the second one Temple interval. it's axiomatic that there are huge gaps within the heritage of the Persian interval, however the early Greek interval is probably even much less recognized. This quantity brings jointly all we all know in regards to the Jews throughout the interval from Alexander's conquest to the eve of the Maccabaean insurrection, together with the Jews in Egypt in addition to the placement in Judah. dependent without delay at the basic assets, that are surveyed, the research addresses questions similar to management, society, faith, economic climate, jurisprudence, Hellenism and Jewish identification. those are mentioned within the context of the broader Hellenistic international and its historical past. A energy of the learn is its broad up to date secondary bibliography (approximately 1000 items).
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A History of the Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple Period, Volume 2: The Coming of the Greeks: The Early Hellenistic Period (335-175 BCE) (The Library of Second Temple Studies) by Lester L. Grabbe