Seth Schwartz's The Ancient Jews from Alexander to Muhammad (Key Themes in PDF

By Seth Schwartz

ISBN-10: 1107041279

ISBN-13: 9781107041271

ISBN-10: 1107669294

ISBN-13: 9781107669291

this can be an obtainable and updated account of the Jews in the course of the millennium following Alexander the Great's conquest of the East. strangely, it recognizes the issues occupied with developing a story from fragmentary but complicated proof and is, implicitly, an exploration of the way this could be comprehensive. in addition, in contrast to so much different introductions to the topic, it concentrates totally on the folks instead of problems with theology and adopts a resolutely unsentimental method of the topic. Professor Schwartz really demonstrates the significance of learning Jewish historical past, texts and artefacts to the wider neighborhood of old historians as a result of what they could give a contribution to wider topics similar to Roman imperialism. The e-book serves as a very good creation for college students and students of Jewish historical past and of historic history.

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