History of the Jewish People in the Age of Jesus Christ

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Emil Schürer, Géza Vermès, Fergus Millar
A&C Black, Jan 1, 1973 - Religion - 320 pages
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Critical presentation of the whole evidence concerning Jewish history, institutions, and literature from 175 BC to AD 135; with updated bibliographies.
  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION i Scope and Purpose of the Work i
1
Auxiliary Sciences
6
B Geography
7
Chronology
8
Numismatics
9
E Epigraphy
11
The Sources
17
B NonExtant Sources
19
Various Works nepl lovSauav
41
The Chronographers
42
THE FIRST PERIOD
125
Alexander Jannaeus 10376 B C
219
Alexandra 7667 B C
229
THE SECOND PERIOD
243
Hyrcanus II 6340 B C the Rise of Antipater and his Sons
267
Antigonus 4037 B C
281

The History of Hyrcanus
20
Timagenes of Alexandria
22
Asinius Pollio
23
Hypsicrates
24
Strabo
25
cj Herods Memoirs
26
Ptolemaeus
27
Nicolaus of Damascus
28
Vespasians Commentarii
32
Antonius Julianus
33
Justus of Tiberias
34
Ariston of Pella
37
Papyrus Fragments
39
Teucer of Cyzicus
40
Herod the Great 374 B C
287
Disturbances after Herods Death 4 B C
330
From the Death of Herod the Great to Agrippa I 4 B C
336
Agrippa I A D 37 40 4144
442
The Roman Procurators A D 4466
455
The Great War with Rome A D ?6674
484
From the Destruction of Jerusalem to the Downfall of
514
History of Chalcis Ituraea and Abilene
561
History of the Nabataean Kings
574
Principal Features of the Jewish Calendar
587
Hebrew Coins
602
The Seleucids 612
614
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Prof Sir Fergus Millar is Camden Professor of Ancient History Emeritus, in the University of Oxford, UK.

Geza Vermes was a religious scholar who became one of the "essential translators and a vocal advocate for their broad dissemination" of the Dead Sea Scrolls, according to the New York Times. Until his death, he was a Professor Emeritus of Jewish Studies and Emeritus Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, but continued to teach at the Oriental Institute in Oxford. He was born on June 22, 1924, in Hungary and died on May 8, 2013, after a recurrence of cancer. He was 88.

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