CLASS 26 NOTES

CLASS 26 NOTES - CLASS 26 NOTES 12/2/08 The Period between...

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CLASS 26 NOTES 12/2/08 The Period between the 1 st and 2 nd Revolts (70-132 A.D.) Less well-documented Josephus ends accounts with fall of Masada (73/74) Historical sources o Classical authors o Rabbinic literature o Church fathers Several apocalyptic works were written in the aftermath of the destruction of the Temple o 4 Ezra o 2 Baruch o Book of Revelation 4 Ezra/2 Baruch assure readers end was planned, and messiah will come o Pseudepigraphic Stopped writing within a generation Roman administrative changes after 70 A.D.: Province of Judea made independent of Syria Legate centered in city Size of legion increased o Tenth Legion was stationed After 70, Jerusalem in ruins Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes, other sects disappeared (from historical sources) New Academy established at Yavneh (Jamnia), under leadership of Rabbi Yohanan Ben Zakkai (ca. 1-80) and successor, Gamaliel II (80-120) Ben Zakkai became 1 st nasi (prince) of the academy which replaced the Sanhedrin
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course JWST 106 taught by Professor Jodimagness during the Fall '11 term at UNC.

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