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The Israelites: An Introduction (Peoples of the Ancient World) [Kindle Edition]

Antony Kamm
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  • Print ISBN-10: 0415180953
  • Print ISBN-13: 978-0415180955
  • Edition: 1
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Book Description

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.

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"It was a pleasure to read, with an attractive style and some engaging asides, and illustrated with several maps and charts."

About the Author

Antony Kamm read Classics and English at the University of Oxford. He is a former lecturer in publishing studies at the University of Stirling. He is the author of The Romans: An Introduction (Routledge, 1995).

Product Details

  • File Size: 6303 KB
  • Print Length: 242 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (January 4, 2002)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B000FA5YOC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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5.0 out of 5 stars Illustrated with several maps January 16, 2013
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It was a pleasure to read, with an attractive style and some engaging asides, and illustrated with several maps and charts ... This is a user friendly introduction for students.
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