Today’s free book is a series of five lectures by Edwyn Bevan. Bevan was a lecturer in Hellenistic History and Literature at King’s College London. This public domain was scanned from a copy kindly provided by Book Aid.
Edwyn Bevan [1870-1943], Jerusalem Under the High-Priests. Five Lectures on the Period Between Nehemiah and the New Testament. London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1904, 1930. Hbk. pp.168. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]
Table of Contents
- The End of the Persian Period and the Macedonian Conquest
- Hellenism ad Hebrew Wisdom
- Judas Maccabæus and His Brethren
- The Hasmonæan Ascendency
- The Fall of the Hasmonæans and the Days of Herod
Main image: Herod’s Temple as imagined in the Holyland Model of Jerusalem; east at the bottom. image credit: Berthold Werner – Own work.