From Israelites to Jews: The First Six Centuries BCE

Project Description


Ancient Hebrew Mosaic

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MELC 307/507
Professor: Kathryn McConaughy Medill
Credits: 3 SSc

Traces the Israelites, from the Babylonian destruction of the Jerusalemite Temple (586 BCE) to events following the destruction of the second Temple (first century CE). Focuses on primary historical and literary sources as well as archaeological and artistic evidence. No knowledge of Hebrew or the Bible is required.