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Portrait of the City in the Second Temple Period (538 b.c.e.-70 c.e.)

By Lee I. Levine (author)

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"This is a book that scholar, student, and interested layperson can read with both profit and enjoyment."
- Hershel Shanks, Editor, Biblical Archaeology Review

Jerusalem in the Second Temple period experienced dramatic growth as it achieved unprecedented political, religious, and spiritual prominence.

Lee Levine traces the development of Jerusalem during this time -- through its urban, demographic, topographical, and archaeological features, its political regimes, public institutions, and its cultural and religious life.