Antony Kamm presents an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the people of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah from earliest times up to AD 135.
Charting the history of the Israelites, Kamm discusses their origins, land, society, culture and religion, as well as their relationship to the Roman world and their legacy. An appendix provides:
* a chronology
* the Hebrew alphabet
* weights, measures and coins
* the Jewish calendar
* a guide to further reading for easy reference.