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Living in the Time of Jesus of Nazareth (Rebuilding the Past)

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Published October 20th 1983 by Oxford University Press
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Mar 04, 2016 Tanya rated it really liked it
I bought this book at the bookstore at the Garden Tomb in Jerusalem in 1992. The text is wonderful, though the pictures are what really drew me to it. I especially love all the reconstructed cut-away illustrations of the various buildings from Jesus' time. It's so helpful when you're visiting archeological sites to have a better idea of what the building once looked like. My only complaint about Living in the Time of Jesus of Nazareth is that from the outside it seems like a children's book, but ...more
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Oct 12, 2014 Bev Dowdell rated it it was amazing
To travel through Israel and visit historical places including Masada, Sea of Galilee, Jerusalem, Mount of Olives, Temple Mount, Jericho and have personal insight from Pastor Tingelhoff of the background in context while walking in the actual footsteps of history then read this book which, while is of really few pages (100) brings home the reality of the physical suffering of Jesus p50 yet victory of his life.. An everlasting story. This book was an unexpected find purchased in The Garden Tomb b ...more
May 10, 2011 Debbie rated it it was ok
"Living in the Time of Jesus of Nazareth" is a Bible background book covering 103 BC to 73 AD. It gave detailed information about the political situation during those years. It also gave very brief overviews of: various political terms; the religious groups (Sadducees, Scribes, Pharisees, Essenes, the Sanhedrin, the Messiah); taxes and coinage; trials and punishments; daily living (weaving and spinning; childhood, education, and games; cooking, baking, and food; betrothal, marriage, and divorce; ...more
Nov 03, 2012 Eloy rated it it was amazing
The book describes the history and the living in Palestine from Herod the Great (I Century B.C.) until the Jewish war (I Century A.C.).

The title can be a bit confusing, it is not a book about Jesus (it does not pretends to be), but a book about geography and history of Palestine.

For me, the best parts are the beginning (Herod the Great reign) and the end (Jewish war acording to Josephus and archeology).

Very interesting for everyone interested in Roman history (military or not) or in the living c
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Peter Connolly was a renowned British scholar of the ancient world, Greek and Roman military equipment historian, re-constructional archaeologist and illustrator.[1] A research Fellow at Oxford in England. He was a regular contributor to such periodicals as the Journal of Roman Military Equipment and Roman Frontier Studies.
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