xvi, 440 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
1845530179 paperback 1845530160
Bible world (London, England)
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -405) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
When generations really count : dating Zerubbabel and Nehemiah using genealogical information in the Book of Nehemiah What's in a date? : the unreliable nature of the dates in Haggai and Zechariah It's all in the sources : the historicity of the account of temple-rebuilding in Ezra 1-6 Setting the bounds : the territory comprising Yehud under Artaxerxes I in the mid-5th century BCE Excavating the past : settlement patterns and military installations in Persian-era Yehud Piety or pragmatism? : the policy of Artaxerxes I for the development of Yehud.