The Makers and Teachers of Judaism eBook

Charles Foster Kent
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Section CXVI.  THE DECLINE OF THE MACCABEAN KINGDOM

Jos.  Jew.  War, I, 4:1-4c, 5c, 6a, c, 8c, d, 5:1-7:7.

I. The Character and Policy of Alexander Janneus.—­II.  The Effects of His
Rule.—­III.  Alexandra’s Reign.—­IV.  Quarrels between Hyrcanus and Aristobulus.—­V.  Rome’s Intervention.—­VI.  Cause of the Fall of the Jewish Kingdom.—­VII.  Political, Intellectual, and Religious Effects of the Maccabean Struggle.

THE RULE OF ROME

Section CXVII.  The rise of the Herodian house

Jos.  Jew.  War, I, 8:2, 4a, 5-7, 9b, 9:1, 3a-6b, 10:1, 2a, 3a, 4, 5a, b, 11:1, 4, 6, 12:3-5, 13:1a, Jos.  Ant.  XIV, 13:1, Jos.  Jew.  War, I, 13:7, 8c, 14:1b, 2, 4, 15:3, 4, 16:1, 17:1, 8, 9a, 18:1, 2c, 4a.

I. The Fruitless Struggle against Rome.—­II.  Antipater’s Policy.—­ III.  Herod’s Early Record.—­IV.  The Parthian Conquest.—­V.  Herod Made King of the Jews.

Section CXVIII.  HEROD’S POLICY AND REIGN

Jos.  Jew.  War, I, 19:1, 2a, 20:1, 2, 3b-4a, 21:13, 1-4, 6a-8a, 9a-10a, 11, 22:1-4, 23:1a, d, 2a-c, d-3a, 24:1a, 27:1, 2a, 6b, 28:1a, 29:2c, 30:5a, 31:1a, 33:1, 7, 8a.

I. Herod’s Character.—­II.  His Attitude toward Rome.  III.  His Building Activity.—­IV.  His Attitude toward His Subjects.—­V.  The Tragedy of His Domestic Life.—­VI.  Effects of His Reign.

Section CXIX.  HEROD’S TEMPLE

Jos.  Ant.  XV, 11:1a, 2c, 3a-l, 4a, g, 5a-g, h-k, 6.

I. Herod’s Motives.—­II.  Preparations for the Rebuilding of the Temple.—­ III.  The Approaches to the Temple.—­IV.  The Organization of the Temple.

Section CXX.  THE MESSIANIC HOPES AND THE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS OF JUDAISM

Sibyl.  Oracles, iii, 7:67-84, 17:23-46, Enoch 46:1-3, 48:3-6, 49:27-29, 51:1, 2.

I. The Growth of Israel’s Messianic Hopes.—­II.  The Kingly, Nationalistic Type of Messianic Hope.—­III.  The Apocalyptic, Catastrophic Type.—­IV.  The Ethical and Universalistic Type.—­V.  The Messianic Hopes of Judaism at the Beginning of the Christian Era.

APPENDIX I. A PRACTICAL BIBLICAL REFERENCE LIBRARY

APPENDIX II.  GENERAL QUESTIONS AND SUBJECTS FOR SPECIAL RESEARCH.

LIST OF MAPS AND CHARTS

Jewish and contemporary chronology from 597 to 165 B.C.

THE EMPIRES OF BABYLONIA, PERSIA, AND ALEXANDER

The Jewish community in Palestine during the Persian and Greek periods

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