Archaeology of the Land of the Bible, Volume Three
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.