By Kenneth Atkinson
Atkinson reconstructs the relationships among the Hasmonean nation and the rulers of the Seleucid and the Ptolemaic Empires, the Itureans, the Nabateans, the Parthians, the Armenians, the Cappadocians, and the Roman Republic. He attracts on numerous formerly unused resources, together with papyrological documentation, inscriptions, archaeological facts, numismatics, lifeless Sea Scrolls, pseudepigrapha, and textual resources from the Hellenistic to the Byzantine periods.
Atkinson additionally explores how Josephus's political and social scenario in Flavian Rome affected his money owed of the Hasmoneans and why any learn of the Hasmonean nation needs to transcend Josephus to achieve an entire appreciation of this certain historic interval that formed moment Temple Judaism, and created the stipulations for the increase of the Herodian dynasty and the emergence of Christianity.
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