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  • Elias Bickerman as a Historian of the Jewsby Albert Baumgarten

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 111.73

    Hauptbeschreibung This biography of Elias Bickerman (1897-1981), one of the foremost historians of Graeco-Roman antiquity active in the twentieth century, focuses on his role as a historian of the Jews. Bickerman had an extraordinary life. He was born in Kishinev and grew up in St. Petersburg. He arrived in Berlin in 1922, where he pursued an academic... more...

  • The Dynasty of the Jewish Patriarchsby Alan Appelbaum

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 99.61

    Hauptbeschreibung The Patriarchs of the Jews were remarkable not only because they governed much of Palestine in late antiquity, collected taxes from and sent emissaries to Jews across the Roman Empire, acted as the representative of both Palestinian and diaspora Jewry to the Roman imperial government, and achieved great prominence in Roman society.... more...

  • Scars of War, Wounds of Peaceby Shlomo Ben-Ami

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 15.99

    An insightful and thorough account of the Arab-Israeli conflict ranges from the birth of Israel to the present day, told from firsthand knowledge of the major characters and events, written by a former high-ranking Israeli official. more...

  • The City in Roman Palestineby Daniel Sperber

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 109.99

    This work uses rabbinic texts, classical sources, and archaeological evidence to describe what a typical Palestinian city looked like, and how it operated. It provides a background for understanding everyday life in the urban environment of the New Testament. more...

  • The Seleukid Royal Economyby G. G. Aperghis

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 38.00

    Explores the economy of the Seleukid Empire and provides a quantified model of the royal economy. more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Palestiniansby Philip Mattar

    Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 90.00

    Encyclopedia of the Palestinians, Revised Edition is the definitive source for high school students, undergraduates, and general readers who want an account of these people and their long history. Much has happened since the first edition was published, including the breakdown of negotiations at Camp David, the subsequent outbreak of the Al-Aqsa Intifada,... more...

  • 100 Most Influential Jews of All Timesby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 9.99

    Learn more about 100 Most Influential Jews of all times - from Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud to Albert Einstein and Woody Allen. Their life, views, and careers illustrated with drawings and photographs. Fully illustrated with drawings and photographs. Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Written in clear and concise English.... more...

  • The Arcby Steven Simon; Glenn Robinson; Anthony Clunies Ross; Michael Schoenbaum; Doug Suisman

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    An examination of options for strengthening the housing and transportation infrastructure of a potential future independent Palestinian state in the context of a large and rapidly growing Palestinian population. The book includes initial cost estimates for improving and expanding infrastructure to facilitate successful development. more...

  • Complete Works of Josephus, Flaviusby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 9.99

    Complete interlinked edition. Includes contemporary maps, timelines, family trees, coinage, and units of measure, as well as modern view of history and analysis of Josephus works. Josephus fought the Romans in the First Jewish-Roman War as a Jewish military leader in Galilee. After the the Romans invaded, killing thousands, Josephus and one of his... more...

  • Israelby Donald J. Zeigler; Charles F. Gritzner

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 30.00

    Since the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948 by a United Nations mandate, the Middle East has been a flashpoint of conflict between the world's only Jewish state and the Palestinians, who lost their land because of the UN partition. This volume helps students explore the culture, geography, economy, and government of the state of Israel. more...