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Galilee in the Late Second Temple and Mishnaic Periods, Volume 1: Life, Culture, and Society
Fiensy, David A. and James Riley Strange, editors

Minneapolis: Fortress, 2014 pp. xv + 411. Volume 1 $69.00


Description: Drawing on the expertise of archaeologists, historians, biblical scholars, and social-science interpreters who have devoted a significant amount of time and energy in the research of ancient Galilee, this accessible volume includes modern general studies of Galilee and of Galilean history, as well as specialized studies on taxation, ethnicity, religious practices, road systems, trade and markets, education, health, village life, houses, and the urban-rural divide. This resource includes a rich selection of images, figures, charts, and maps.

Subjects: Bible, Literature, Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Other History, Other Methods

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Review by Ralph K. Hawkins
Published 12/8/2016
Citation: Ralph K. Hawkins, review of David A. Fiensy and James Riley Strange, eds., Galilee in the Late Second Temple and Mishnaic Periods, Volume 1: Life, Culture, and Society, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


Review by Jürgen K. Zangenberg
Published 2/15/2016
Citation: Jürgen K. Zangenberg, review of David A. Fiensy and James Riley Strange, eds., Galilee in the Late Second Temple and Mishnaic Periods, Volume 1: Life, Culture, and Society, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


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