By Lester L. Grabbe
This is the second one quantity of the projected four-volume historical past of the second one Temple interval. it really is axiomatic that there are huge gaps within the historical past of the Persian interval, however the early Greek interval is very likely even much less identified. 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 location in Judah. established at once at the basic resources, that are surveyed, the learn addresses questions comparable to management, society, faith, economic system, jurisprudence, Hellenism and Jewish identification. those are mentioned within the context of the broader Hellenistic international and its heritage. A power of the learn is its large updated 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