Search for dissertations about: "Artaxerxes I"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Artaxerxes I.

  1. 1. The Origins of the Synagogue : A Socio-Historical Study

    University dissertation from Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Anders Runesson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2001]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ritual; archaeology; city gate; secondary state; Nehemiah; Ezra; Deuteronomy; ideology; Babylonia; Egypt; Palestine; cult centralisation; Artaxerxes I; Darius; Cyrus; administration; Persian imperial politics; origin; church; temple; Synagogue; proseuche; History of the Christian church; Kristna kyrkans historia; Non-Christian religions; Världsreligioner ej kristendom ;

    Abstract : In the first century CE, synagogues existed not only in the land of Israel but in all parts of the Roman Empire where Jews lived. Although incorporating a number of activities, the most characteristic features of this institution were the public reading and teaching of torah, making the synagogue an unparalleled institution in the ancient world. READ MORE