notes 17 - • Crossroads of the ancient world • Called...

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Israelites and Hebrews : Definitions : Hebrews — Language and people while nomadic Before they entered Canaan and Palestine Before they accept Yahweh Israelites — Describes the Hebrew people AFTER settlement in Palestine After acceptance of Yahweh Jews — Specifically refers to the people of Judah Especially after the return from Babylonian Captivity in 538 BC Location : Where —
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Unformatted text preview: • Crossroads of the ancient world • Called Palestine from the Philistines, a people who had earlier settled there Time Line : When — 3 rd millennium & earlier — early history, traditional stories 2 nd millennium — settlement in Palestine, absorption of Canaanites; flight from Egypt 1 st millennium — Hebrew kingdom under Saul, David, Solomon...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2009 for the course HIST 1024 taught by Professor Becker during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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