Persia and the Bible

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"The people, places, and religion discussed in the book are important for understanding the post-exilic history of Israel. Yamauchi explores all of these areas in great depth in what is undoubtedly a standard text in the field."--David Baker, Ashland Theological Journal

An analysis of the peoples, rulers, and cities of Persia and the role they played in OT history. Boasts numerous illustrations, including over 100 photographs.


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"Surely this is now the most complete work on its subject available. In particular, wherever the Bible impinges on Persian history this is the book to consult."--Jack Finegan


The Author

  1. Edwin M. Yamauchi

    Edwin M. Yamauchi

    Edwin M. Yamauchi (Ph.D., Brandeis University) is professor of history emeritus at Miami University, Ohio. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Africa and hte Bible, Persia and the Bible, Greece and Babylon, The Archaeology of New...

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Reviews

"The people, places, and religion discussed in the book are important for understanding the post-exilic history of Israel. Yamauchi explores all of these areas in great depth in what is undoubtedly a standard text in the field."--David Baker, Ashland Theological Journal