Babylonian Exile and the Persian Restoration
Lecture no. 8 from the course: The Holy Land Revealed
Taught by Professor Jodi Magness | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
In 539 B.C.E., after the Babylonians were subsumed by the Persian Empire, the exiled Judeans were allowed to return to Jerusalem. So what happened next? Find out with this penetrating look at the Persian administration of the Holy Land, the influence of Ezra and Nehemiah, and the birth of early Judaism.