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Visions of Kingdoms

Amy-Jill Levine

in The Oxford History of the Biblical World

Published in print December 1998 | ISBN: 9780195139372
Published online April 2009 |
Visions of Kingdoms

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This chapter discusses the arrival of Roman rule in Israel. Topics covered include the reign of Herod, the Temple's centrality for Judaism, Roman governors in Judea and Samaria, social movements, the Sadducees, the Pharisees, the Essenes and Dead Sea scrolls, diaspora Judaism, and the fall of Jerusalem.

Keywords: Israel; Rome; Romans; King Herod; Jerusalem; Judaism; Sadducees; Pharisees

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Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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