JDST 340, 1 Week of notes
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Date Created: 02/14/16
JDST 340 Date: 02.09.16 HIGHLIGHTS: BACKGROUND FOR SCHAFER EGYPTIAN rule of Egypt UNTIL ABOUT 1650 B.C. HYKSOS ~1650 - 1400 B.C. (Shepherd Kings) Were Semitic people - lang. they spoke were Semitic ruled Egypt until the native Egyptian's put them out (semi-nomadic people) EXODUS from Egypt ~1450 - 1400 B.C. o Jews became a people in the Saini peninsula Persian Rule of Egypt ~ 525 - 332 B.C. o Elephantine Alexander: Greek conquers ~ 356 - 323 BC o Seleucids (general became king of Syria and Judea) -> Antiochus IV to power: Jews revolted and freed themselves -> (Antiochus tries to punish the Jews. WHY? - Split of Jews: Jews in Judea were Greek Speaking, assimilated and modern and allied themselves with Greeks and Romans and benefited from Greek control of Syria, Maccabees: "more strict Jews" as Jewish nationalist and also a religious thing: against modernization and assimilation and Greek culture - killed off people who were for Antiochus" desecrated temple by placing Greek god in temple and more revolts occurred and Jews able to defeat him) -> Hesmoneans ( Maccabean) dynasty: 167- 63 B.C. i. IN 63 BC roman general Pompeii comes in and reconquers and then Queen Cleopatra sides with Marc Anthony on accident and Octavius (Augustus) becomes King ii. During time of Herod, Jesus is born o Ptolemy (general who took over Egypt) -> 90 - 30 B.S Rome All of these leaders and their people tried to racially and socially blend in by intermixing, but language and culture was distinct. What was the problem of the exodus? Who was in POWER/PRIDE: Your God or the Egyptian Writings of Greco-Egyptians around late 3rd century during the rule of Ptolemy o Jews described as asocial o Egyptians have own reasons fro resenting the Jews and Greek reasons: circumcision as messing with the ideal of the perfect body (mutilating) Jewish: covenant with Abraham- binding Jewish boy to God; abstinence from pork: pork was at eating gathering were social Jews were opposite of what the Romans valued. Tacitus view: loves republic where responsible, land-owning, wealthy people are elected and a Senate was hijacked because they became imperialist and some aristocratic family decided they wanted to have more power than was legitimate (Julius) Really the military in power promised people land and all became poor emperors GOD? NO form and jealous and contradictory? o Disturbing that some people like this God God was tribal: feeling of exclusivity, favored by God, separate
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