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Alexander to Constantine

Alexander to Constantine

Author: Eric M Meyers; Mark A Chancey
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2012] ©2012
Series: Anchor Yale Bible reference library.; Archaeology of the land of the Bible, v. 3.
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"Drawing on the most recent, groundbreaking archaeological research, Eric M. Meyers and Mark A. Chancey re-narrate the history of ancient Palestine in this richly illustrated and expertly integrated book. Spanning from the conquest of Alexander the Great in the fourth century BCE until the reign of the Roman emperor Constantine in the fourth century CE, they synthesize archaeological evidence with ancient literary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric M Meyers; Mark A Chancey
ISBN: 9780300141795 0300141793 9780300205831 030020583X
OCLC Number: 785865206
Description: xv, 363 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The Persian period and the transition to Hellenism --
The advent of Hellenism under the Greek kingdoms and the Hasmoneans (332-37 B.C.E.) --
Herod the Great and the introduction of Roman architecture --
Khirbet Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls --
From Herod to the Great Revolt --
The Great Revolt and the Bar Kokhba Rebellion --
The emergence of Christianity --
Early Judaism and the rise of the synagogue --
The archaeology of paganism --
The growth of Greco-Roman culture and the case of Sepphoris --
After Constantine : beyond the Roman period.
Series Title: Anchor Yale Bible reference library.; Archaeology of the land of the Bible, v. 3.
Responsibility: Eric M. Meyers, Mark A. Chancey.
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