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Herod’s Judaea by Samuel Rocca

Herod’s Judaea by Samuel Rocca My rating: 4 of 5 stars This fabulously expensive book gives a wide-ranging, well-researched survey of the kingdom of Herod the Great. Even though this book appeared to be exactly what I wanted and needed … Continue reading

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Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit: Jewish Daily Life in the Time of Jesus by Jodi Magness

Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit: Jewish Daily Life in the Time of Jesus by Jodi Magness My rating: 4 of 5 stars An archaeologist puts a few aspects of ancient Jewish life under the magnifying glass. With a strong … Continue reading

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