Reading List: Israeli/Palestinian Conflict 2-Ancient History

Ancient Period

Jews, Judaism, and the Classical World by Gedalyahu Alon

The First Jewish Revolt: Archaeology, History and Ideology by Andrea M. Berlin

The Jews in the Greek Age by Elias Bickerman

1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed (Turning Points in Ancient History) by Eric Cline

Who Were the Early Israelites and Where Did They Come From? by William Dever

The End of the Bronze Age by Robert Drews

The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology’s New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts by Neil Silberman and Israel Finkelstein

Rome and Jerusalem: The Clash of Ancient Civilizations by Martin Goodman

The Ruling Class of Judaea: The Origins of the Jewish Revolt against Rome, A.D. 66-70 by Martin Goodman

A History of Ancient Israel and Judah, Second Edition by J. Maxwell Miller and John Haralson Hayes

From the Rivers of Babylon to the Highlands of Judah: Collected Studies on the Restoration Period by Sara Japhet

Josephus: The Complete Works translated by William Whiston; by Flavius Josephus

Jewish Babylonia between Persia and Roman Palestine/em> by Richard Kalmin

Religious and Ethnic Communities in Later Roman Palestine (Studies and Texts in Jewish History and Culture, 5) by Hayim Lapin

Judah and the Judeans in the Persian Period by Oded Lipschits

A Brief History of Ancient Israel by Victor H. Matthews

Ancient Israel’s History and Historiography: The First Temple Period (Collected Essays) Volume 3 by Nadav Na’aman

Bar Kokhba War Reconsidered: New Perspectives on the Second Jewish Revolt Against Rome (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism, 100) by Peter Schafer

The History of the Jews in the Greco-Roman World: The Jews of Palestine from Alexander the Great to the Arab Conquest by Peter Schäfer

The Ancient Jews from Alexander to Muhammad (Key Themes in Ancient History) by Seth Schwartz

Palestine in Late Antiquity by Hagith Sivan

The Philistines and Aegean Migration at the End of the Late Bronze Age by Assaf Yasur-Landau

Diaspora Judaism in Turmoil, 116/117 CE: Ancient Sources and Modern Insights (Interdisciplinary Studies in Ancient Culture and Religion) by Miriam Pucci Ben Zeev


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