7. Jews in the Land During the Second Temple Period

  1. Alan T. Levenson
  1. Steven Werlin

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch7

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism

How to Cite

Werlin, S. (2012) Jews in the Land During the Second Temple Period, in The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism (ed A. T. Levenson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118232897.ch7

Editor Information

  1. University of Oklahoma, USA

Author Information

  1. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196376

Online ISBN: 9781118232897

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Keywords:

  • ancient Israel to Rabbinic Jewry;
  • Jews in the land, the Second Temple period;
  • the Babylonian exile, destruction of the Second Temple;
  • Jews in postbiblical period, struggling with their identity;
  • Hellenistic Palestine;
  • The Jews under the Ptolemies;
  • high priest, liaison between Jewish people and the king;
  • Jewish sectarianism;
  • Jews under Roman Rule;
  • rabbis, and study of the Torah

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hellenistic Palestine (332–167 BCE)

  • The Hasmonean Period (167–40 BCE)

  • Herod the Great (40–4 BCE)

  • The Jews under Roman Rule (4 BCE–70 CE)

  • Life after the Great Revolt

  • References