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HIST 207 Jewish History: 400 B.C.E. to 1000 (3 credits)

Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

History : An overview of Jewish history from the period of Ezra and Nehemiah to the death of Hai Gaon, c. 1035. Focus on the experience of the Jews in Hellenistic and Islamic civilizations. Topics include Jewish sects, rabbinic literature in its various genres, the Karaite schism, and the rise of the Gaonate.

Terms: Fall 2014

Instructors: Gershon Hundert (Fall)

  • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken JWST 216