Palestine goes Greek.
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
Judea becomes a Roman tributary.
The historical importance and practical history of rebuilding ancient Judaism's sacred center.
All of Jacob's sons.
In the Second Temple period, a system of Jewish courts emerged.
Messianic figure Simeon Bar Kochba led the Jews in a failed revolt against Roman rule.
Two main social structures competed in ancient Israel. The people were united under the monarchy, which organized the state for administrative and taxation purposes. At the same time, the Israelites held fast to their tribal associations.
Josephus Flavius both participated in and wrote the history of the Jewish interaction with Rome.
24 years, three empires, and one new faith in Palestine
Herod's rule accomplished a political and social revolution.
Rebuilding the Temple and the reign of Cyrus
Jewish law guided marriage, divorce, and child-rearing in the ancient world.