Lecture power points

PART ONE: In the Period of the Second Temple, and its immediate aftermath

9/3: The Setting of the Land Beyond the River

9/8: The Land Beyond the River: coast

9/10: The Land Beyond the River: south

9/15: After Alexander 1

9/17: After Alexander 2

9/22: Samaritans and Hasmoneans

9/24: Hasmonean Jericho, Gamla, Herod, part 1

9/29: Herod, part 2: Caesarea and Jerusalem

10/1: From Herod to the Revolt: Herodium, Galilee, Jerusalem

PART TWO: In the Period of the First Temple, and its immediate aftermath

10/6: Canaanites and Philistines

10/8: Israelites

10/13: No Class (Monday schedule)

10/15: The United Monarchy

10/20: The Kingdom of Israel

10/22: Israel and Judah

10/27: Judah and Philistia

10/29: Destruction, Diaspora, and Writing the Past

PART THREE: The Making of the Holy Land

11/10: Imperial Life, part 1: Gerash and Aelia Capitolina

11/12: Imperial life, part 2: Ascalon, Sepphoris, and Beth She’arim

11/17: Imperial religion: The Paneion, Omrit, and Kedesh

11/21: No Class (ASOR/SBL Annual Meetings)

11.24 Beth She’an-Scythopolis

12/1: DISCUSSION: The Gift of the Land and the Fate of the Canaanites in Jewish Thought

12/3: Christian life in Byzantine times: Capernaum and Tabgha

12/8: Jewish life in Byzantine times: Beth Alpha, Huqoq, Wadi Hamam

12/10: Before and After the Moslem Conquest: Madaba, Umm er-Rasas, Jericho