Sunday, April 12, 2009

From Israelite to Jew: 9: Hellenism Arrives

A discussion of Alexander's conquest of west Asia and its aftermath (323 - 200 BCE). What is "Hellenism," and how did the Jews react to it? Particular attention is paid to the Septuagint, Ecclesiastes, and Ecclesiasticus.

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

The podcast is also accessible on iTunes.

1 comment:

Fred Mannis said...

Just finished lecture 9 and want to say thank you for doing this excellent series. Are you related to Rabbi Daniel Satlow? He was a rabbi here in Wilmington DE a few years ago.