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Author Carter, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1952-

Title The emergence of Yehud in the Persian period : a social and demographic study / Charles E. Carter
Published Sheffield : Sheffield Academic, [1999]
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Description 1 online resource (386 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Journal for the Study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 294
Journal for the study of the Old Testament. Supplement series ; 294
Contents List of Figures; List of Tables; List of Charts; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 THE CHANGING FACE OF THE PERSIAN PERIOD; Chapter 2 THE BOUNDARIES OF YEHUD; Chapter 3 YEHUD IN THE PERSIAN PERIOD: EXCAVATED SITES; Chapter 4 YEHUD IN THE PERSIAN PERIOD: SURVEYS, SITE DISTRIBUTION AND POPULATION; Chapter 5 YEHUD IN THE PERSIAN PERIOD: CONTINUITY AND CONTEXT; Chapter 6 YEHUD IN THE PERSIAN PERIOD: A SYNTHESIS; Appendix: Excavated and Surveyed Sites in the Province of Yehud; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors; Index of Subjects
Summary A long-awaited and much-needed comprehensive analysis of the material evidence concerning Persian-period Judah. Carter analyses the settlement pattern and population distribution of the province, using both excavations and archaeological surveys. His meticulous examination arrives at a rather low estimate of the population during this period, on the basis of which he examines Yehud's socio-economic setting and considers the implications of a small Yehud for some of the prominent theories concerning the province in the Persian-period
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D.
Jews -- Politics and government -- To 70 A.D.
Iran -- History -- To 640.
Palestine -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Yehud (Israel) -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0567250881 (electronic bk.)
9780567250889 (electronic bk.)