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Jerusalem
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Jerusalem in the Second Temple period experienced dramatic growth as it achieved unprecedented political, religious, and spiritual prominence. Lee Levine traces the development of Jerusalem during this time -- through its urban, demographic, topographical, and archaeological features, its political regimes, public institutions, and its cultural and religious life.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Front Matter
  2. pp. i-vi
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-x
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  1. Preface
  2. p. xi
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. xiii-xviii
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  1. Part I: From Cyrus to the Hasmoneans
  2. p. 1
  1. Chapter 1: The Persion Era (539-332 B.C.E.)
  2. pp. 3-44
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  1. Chapter 2: The Hellenistic Era (332-141 B.C.E.)
  2. pp. 45-90
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  1. Chapter 3: The Hasmonean Era (141-63 B.C.E.)
  2. pp. 91-148
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  1. Part II: Herodian Jerusalem
  2. p. 149
  1. Chapter 4: The Historical Dimension
  2. pp. 159-186
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  1. Chapter 5: The Urban Landscape
  2. pp. 187-217
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  1. Chapter 6: The Temple and Temple Mount
  2. pp. 219-253
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  1. Chapter 7: Jerusalem in the Greco-Roman Orbit: The Extent and Limitations of Cultural Fusion
  2. pp. 255-281
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  1. Part III: The First Century C.E.
  2. p. 283
  1. Chapter 8: The Historical Dimension
  2. pp. 285-311
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  1. Chapter 9: The Urban Configuration
  2. pp. 313-350
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  1. Chapter 10: Social Stratification
  2. pp. 351-373
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  1. Chapter 11: Religious Ambience
  2. pp. 375-400
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  1. Chapter 12: The Destruction of Jerusalem (66-70 C.E.)
  2. pp. 401-411
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 413-416
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  1. Glossary
  2. pp. 417-419
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. 420-422
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 423-469
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  1. Illustration Credits
  2. pp. 470-471
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  1. Subject Index
  2. pp. 472-486
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