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Herod and Augustus: Papers Presented at the IJS Conference, 21st-23rd June 2005
Kokkinos, Nikos and David M. Jacobson, editors

Leiden: Brill, 2009 pp. xiv + 502. $304.00

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IJS Studies in Judaica, 6


Description: This volume brings together nineteen studies by foremost experts in the period of Herod and Augustus, and highlights recent progress in elucidating the phenomenon of Herod the Great in the context of the Roman imperial order inaugurated by Augustus. They illuminate Herodís pre-eminent role in the Augustan client network and his remarkable energies, expressed in an extensive building programme which has left substantial remains. The literary records of Herodís life and times, primarily by Josephus, are critically examined here in relation to the documentary and archaeological evidence.

Subjects: Methods, Historical Approaches, History, History of Judaism

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Review by Joshua Schwartz
Published 10/8/2010
Citation: Joshua Schwartz, review of David M. Jacobson and Nikos Kokkinos, eds., Herod and Augustus: Papers Presented at the IJS Conference, 21st-23rd June 2005, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2010).


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