The Historical Backdrop of Ancient Judaism
Lecture no. 4 from the course: The Dead Sea Scrolls
Taught by Professor Gary A. Rendsburg | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Consider history prior to the scrolls, beginning with the biblical period and moving forward to focus on the Maccabean revolt, the arrival of the Romans, the reign of King Herod, the life of Jesus, the Zealot uprising, the destruction of Jerusalem, and the fall of Masada.