From Israelites to Jews: The First Six Centuries BCE
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.