Lawrence H. Schiffman

The Land of Israel in the Hellenistic Age

While the Seleucids and Ptolemies battled for control of Palestine, Hellenism--the synthesis of Greek and native Near Eastern cultures--took hold.

Ezra and Nehemiah

These two reformers charted a course for the future of Judaism.

Palestine Under Persian Rule II

Politics from Artaxerxes to Zerubbabel

Palestine Under Persian Rule

Rebuilding the Temple and the reign of Cyrus