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The Persian Period: Textuality of Persian-Sponsored Returnees

David M. Carr

in The Formation of the Hebrew Bible: A New Reconstruction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199742608
eISBN:
9780199918737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199742608.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Once again, this chapter opens with a historical survey of the Persian period (including brief treatment of the order of Ezra and Nehemiah) and discussion of the question of broader Persian ... More


The History of Israel: The Persian and Hellenistic Periods

L. L. Grabbe

in Text in Context: Essays by Members of the Society for Old Testament Study

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780198263913
eISBN:
9780191601187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198263910.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This is the fifth of six chapters on the Old Testament and its authors. It gives an account of a later period of Israelite history than does the preceding chapter, and discusses the Persian and ... More


After the Canon: The Later Persian Period

Deborah W. Rooke

in Zadok's Heirs: The Role and Development of the High Priesthood in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269984
eISBN:
9780191600722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269986.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Discusses extra‐canonical material that might relate to high priesthood in the fourth century—namely, the narrative of Joannes and Jesus in Josephus, Jewish Antiquities xi. 297–301, and issues of the ... More


Levantine Epigraphy and History in the Achaemenid Period (539-322 BCE)

André Lemaire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265895
eISBN:
9780191772023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265895.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Since 1980, epigraphic discoveries and researches have thrown new light on the Levant during the Achaemenid period (533-332 BCE). As an epigrapher who published many new Phoenician, Aramaic and ... More


The Nazirite Vow: Domesticating Charisma and Recontextualizing Hair

Susan Niditch

in "My Brother Esau Is a Hairy Man": Hair and Identity in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195181142
eISBN:
9780199869671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181142.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The focus of this chapter is Numbers 6, a ritual text that describes a vow undertaken by an individual to become a Nazirite for a specified period of time. A close reading, with help from ... More


Ezra and Nehemiah: The High Priesthood in Fifth‐Century Judah

Deborah W. Rooke

in Zadok's Heirs: The Role and Development of the High Priesthood in Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198269984
eISBN:
9780191600722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198269986.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Examines the books of Ezra and Nehemiah for evidence of how the high priesthood might have developed between the late sixth century and the mid‐fifth century. In both books the high priest appears ... More


Date, Place, and People: A Summary of Key Arguments

Thomas L. Brodie

in Genesis as Dialogue: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138368
eISBN:
9780199834037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138368.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Despite its distinct and archaic language, the Primary History (Genesis‐2 Kings) is best given a date in the Persian period, because: (1) Its literary genre as a whole belongs to the Persian period. ... More


A Distinction without a Difference?: Samarian and Judean Cultures during the Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods

Gary N. Knoppers

in Jews and Samaritans: The Origins and History of Their Early Relations

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780195329544
eISBN:
9780199344840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329544.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Some scholars have assumed that Samaria and Judah were substantially unlike one another in the Persian period. Until recently, there was little hard evidence to go by, but it is now possible to make ... More


Solomon as Cultural Memory

Niels-Peter Lemche

in Remembering Biblical Figures in the Late Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods: Social Memory and Imagination

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199664160
eISBN:
9780191748462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664160.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Cultural memory studies have only one thing in common with history: their interest in the past. However, we do not have history in the Hebrew Bible, only a memory of the past. The traditions about ... More


Reconstructions of the Past: Forms of Historical Consciousness

Susan Visvanathan

in The Christians of Kerala: History, Belief and Ritual Among the Yakoba

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195647990
eISBN:
9780199080663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195647990.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses the history of Syrian Christians. It covers the Persian period, during which a dispersion of the early Christians seems to have taken place following the departure of St ... More


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