In this volume, Selah Merrill presents a historical and cultural overview of Galilee prior to Jesus’ birth, during his life, and after his death and resurrection.
“That Judæa from a.d. 6 to a.d. 66, the time of the revolution, was governed by Roman officials, with the exception of from a.d. 41 to a.d. 44, when Herod Agrippa I. was king.” (Page 12)
“That Herod Antipas was the only civil ruler to whom Christ was subject” (Page 12)
“of great importance in estimating the contrast between affairs there and those in Galilee during the same period.” (Page 12)
“Lewin thinks that Antipas built Tiberias a few years before Christ began His public ministry, about a.d. 27” (Page 53)
“Some points to be remembered as of special importance are the following:” (Page 12)