HIST 3100 Ancient Jewish History
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 50.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Religious beliefs and political institutions from Saul and David until the destruction of the First Temple. Second Temple Israel under Persians, Greeks, and Romans. The Maccabean uprising, the authors of the Dead Sea Scrolls and other varieties of Judaism, the rise of Christianity, the revolts against Rome, and the victory of Rabbinic Judaism.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2], or History 3005, or permission of the chairperson.