Alexander to Constantine

    Alexander to Constantine

    Archaeology of the Land of the Bible, Volume Three

    Eric M Meyers; Mark A Chancey

    Yale University Press 2012

    Paperback 379pp Illustrated 227x167mm

    9780300205831   Product Code: 24648

    This overview of the Greco-Roman period in ancient Palestine integrates the evidence of ancient literary sources with the findings of recent archaeological investigations at sites of religious significance. It reveals the tumultuous changes - material, intellectual and religious - that followed Alexander the Great's conquest in 332 BCE, with a special focus on the site of Sepphoris in Galilee, which provides an excellent case study illustrating how a major Jewish centre came to accommodate Greek and Roman culture.

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