Wednesday, April 1, 2009

From Israelite to Jew: 8: Jews of the Persian Empire

This episode discusses two Jewish communities outside of Jerusalem, that represented by the biblical book of Esther, and that of Elephantine, Egypt. It takes place in the fifth to fourth centuries, BCE.

The podcast can be heard here; more downloading options are here. You can also use the player below:

The episode can also be found in iTunes.

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