The Archaeology of Ancient Judea and Palestine

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Getty Publications, 2005 - Всего страниц: 204
The regions that compose the current state of Israel and the emerging state of Palestine have yielded a wealth of fascinating archaeological evidence, from the Dead Sea Scrolls found in a cave in 1947 by a Bedouin searching for a lost sheep, to the remains of Roman camps and King Herod's luxurious palaces at the besieged city of Masada.
The authors begin with introductions to the complicated and turbulent history of the region in which a series of invaders, including Babylonians, Assyrians, Persians, and Macedonians conquered and ruled over its people. The long reign of the Romans in the area is given particular attention-a reign that produced the infamous client rulers Herod the Great and Pontius Pilate, as well as two Jewish revolts against their Roman overlords, both of which met with brutal suppression.
Lewin also analyzes eighteen ancient city-sites, including the familiar, such as Jerusalem and Bethlehem, and the less well-known, such as Herodion, with its extravagant palace-fortress, and Scythopolis, with its Roman temples and baths. This book provides an enlightening overview of a region that continues to capture the attention of the world.

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Preface Ariel Lewin Introduction
6
Historical Events 8 Jewish Origins William H C Propp
8
Roman Judea and Palestine Ariel Lewin The Ancient Cities
11
Jerusalem
44
Capernaum
66
Tiberias
74
so Sepphoris 88 Hammat Gader
88
Scythopolis Beth Shean
92
Bethlehem
138
Hebron and Mamre
144
Caesarea
148
Ashkelon Ascalon
156
Gaza
162
Towns of the Negev
166
Synagogues Churches and Monasteries
178
Map of the Sites
190

ioo SamariaSebaste Shomeron 106 Neapolis
106
Jericho
110
n6 Herodion
116
no Qumran 126 Masada
126

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Ariel Lewin is an instructor in Roman history at the University of Basilicata, Pontenza, Italy, and the author of The Roman Imperial City in the East.

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