AR 342/742-RN 390/690 Assigned Reading

PART ONE. CULTURES COLLIDING: GETTING TO 70 CE

9/11: Peoples and places of Achaemenid Palestine, part 1

9/13: Peoples and places of Achaemenid Palestine, part 2

9/18: Peoples and places of Hellenistic Palestine, part 1

9/20: Peoples and places of Hellenistic Palestine, part 2

9/25: Herod the Great

9/27: Between Herod and the Revolt

10/2: TWO PERSIAN/HELLENISTIC/E. ROMAN ARTIFACT BLOG POSTS DUE

10/4: A break for the Bronze Age

10/9: No Class (Monday schedule)

PART TWO. FROM PEOPLES TO POLITIES: GETTING TO 586 BCE

10/11: The Iron Age I: Canaanites, Philistines, and Israelites

10/16: The Tenth Century BCE

10/18: Kingdoms and City-States: Israel, Judah, Aram, Moab, Edom, Ekron & Ashkelon

10/23: Small States in a Great Power World

10/25: No Class/IRON AGE SITE BLOG POST DUE

10/20: No Class/PEOPLE/CULTURE ESSAY OUTLINE DUE

11/1: No Class

PART THREE. ANIMATING THE PAST

11/6: Time & Place, Memory & History, on the ground and on the page, part 1 WEITZMAN AND YADIN READING SCORECARDS DUE

11/8: PEOPLE/CULTURE ESSAY AND IN-CLASS PRESENTATION

11/13: PEOPLE/CULTURE ESSAY AND IN-CLASS PRESENTATION

11/15:  NO CLASS (ASOR meetings)

PART FOUR. FROM TERRITORY TO HOLY GROUND: GETTING TO 637 CE

11/20:  Roman Palestine

11/22: THANKSGIVING

11/27: Christian and Jewish Palestine, part 1

11/29: Christian and Jewish Palestine, part 2

12/4:  Time & Place, Memory & History, on the ground and on the page, part 2. LEYERLE READING SCORECARD DUE

12/6: After the Moslem conquest  ROMAN/BYZ/E. ISLAMIC SITE or ARTIFACT BLOG POST DUE