Life in Year One: What the World Was Like in First-Century Palestine
What was it like to live in the time of Jesus?
What did people eat? Whom did they marry? How did they keep themselves clean? What did their cities and towns look like? What did they believe?
The answers, it turns out, are surprising. This simple question is not so simple after all. With a historian's insight and a reporter's curiosity, Scott Korb gives us a backstage pass to the unexpected and sometimes down-and-dirty truth about what everyday life was like in first-century Palestine, that tumultuous era when the Roman Empire was at its zenith and a new religion-Christianity-was born.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - judiparadis - LibraryThing
Fairly interesting (and sometimes disturbing) about every day life in Israel around the time of Jesus' life. Though it claims not to be about Jesus, it references the gospel stories (Gnostic and traditional) often to cite examples of archaeological and historical findings. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jasonpettus - LibraryThing
(Reprinted from the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography [cclapcenter.com]. I am the original author of this essay, as well as the owner of CCLaP; it is not being reprinted illegally.) I ... Read full review