Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit Jewish Daily Life in the Time of Jesus
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Description: Perhaps no epoch in history has been the subject of greater curiosity and more intensive study than the late Second Temple period in Palestine the time and place of Jesus life and ministry. Here Jodi Magness examines archaeological and literary evidence to shed new light on Jewish daily life in Judea, Galilee, Idumaea, and Peraea from the mid-first century BCE to 70 CE. Magness provides fascinating details on a broad spectrum of activities, with chapters on * Dining customs and communal meals * Sabbath observance and fasting * Oil and spit * Toilets and toilet habits * Tombs and burial customs * (And more!)
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/12/2011
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
|Footprints in Archaeology and Text|
|Purifying the Body and Hands|
|Creeping and Swarming Creatures, Locusts, Fish, Dogs, Chickens, and Pigs|
|Household Vessels: Pottery, Oil Lamps, Glass, Stone, and Dung|
|Dining Customs and Communal Meals|
|Sabbath Observance and Fasting|
|Clothing and Tzitzit|
|Oil and Spit|
|Toilets and Toilet Habits|
|Tombs and Burial Customs|
|Epilogue: The Aftermath of 70|
|Index of Modern Authors|
|Index of Subjects|
|Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Texts|