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Life in Exile, Life in Judah

Lecture no. 17 from the course: The World of Biblical Israel

Life in Exile, Life in Judah

Taught by Professor Cynthia R. Chapman | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

What was it like for the Judeans living in exile? Different segments of the population had varying experiences following the Babylonian conquest of the southern kingdom. In this lecture, you’ll investigate what life was like for exiles in Babylon and in Egypt as well as for those who stayed in Judah.


May 31, 2019
The deportations to Babylonia were actually in 604, 597, and 586 BCE. The deportation of 582 was to Egypt, not Babylonia.