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The Holy Land revealed / the Teaching Company.

Magness, Jodi (Added Author). Teaching Company. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Great courses (DVD).
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle DVD DOCUMENTARY HOLY (Text) 39231032395812 Audiovisual Collection Available -
 590 Entry: Accompanying book is behind the AV desk.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781598036992 (set)
  • ISBN: 1598036998 (set)
  • Physical Description: 6 videodiscs (1080 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 146 pages ; 19 cm.)
  • Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
36 lectures/30 minutes per lecture.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. The land of Canaan -- The arrival of the Israelites -- Jerusalem- an introduction to the city -- The Jerusalem of David and Solomon -- Biblical Jerusalem's ancient water systems -- Samaria and the northern kingdom of Israel -- Disc 2. Fortifications and cult practices -- Babylonian exile and the Persian restoration -- Alexander the Great and his successors -- The Hellenization of Palestine -- The Maccabean revolt -- The Hasmonean kingdom -- Disc 3. Pharisees and Sadducees -- Discovery and site of the Dead Sea Scrolls -- The sectarian settlement at Qumran -- The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Essenes -- The life of the Essenes -- From Roman annexation to Herod the Great -- Disc 4. Herod as builder- Jerusalem's Temple Mount -- Caesarea maritima- harbor and showcase city -- From Herod's last years to Pontius Pilate -- Galilee- setting of Jesus's life and ministry -- Synagogues in the time of Jesus -- Sites of the trial and final hours of Jesus -- Disc 5. Early Jewish tombs in Jerusalem -- Monumental tombs in the time of Jesus -- The burials of Jesus and James -- The first Jewish revolt: Jerusalem destroyed -- Masada- Herod's desert palace and the siege -- Flavius Josephus and the mass suicide -- Disc 6. The second Jewish revolt against the Romans -- Roman Jerusalem- Hadrian's Aelia Capitolina -- Christian emperors and pilgrimage sites -- Judaism and synagogues under Christian rule -- Islam's transformation of Jerusalem -- What and how archaeology reveals.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Professor Jodi Magness, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Subject: Palestine > History.
Israel > History.
Jordan > History.
Genre: Educational films.
Filmed lectures.

Series Information

Great courses (DVD).

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