This five-volume history by prolific scholar Jacob Neusner, covers the political, cultural, and sociological practices of Jews in Babylonia from 140 BC to the seventh century AD. Neusner details the history of the Jewish people in Persia before the rise of Islam and provides maps and appendices further illustrating the relationship between Babylonian rulers and the Jewish people during this era.
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For more on Jewish history, check out A History of the Jewish People in the Time of Christ (5 vols.).
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A major work of history, unequalled in its special field.
—Morton Smith, professor of ancient history, Columbia University
[Neusner’s] work must rank as one of the most important in Jewish history writing.
—Eric M. Meyers, Bernice & Morton Lerner Professor and Director of the Department of Religious Studies, Duke University
Jacob Neusner is research professor of theology and senior fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard College.