Title

The Hellenization of Judaea and Its Effects on the Death & Burial Practices of Jerusalem (c. 332 BCE-c. 70 CE)

Date of Award

4-2007

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Religious Studies (MARS)

Department

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies

First Advisor

David Coppola

Abstract

This research illustrates where and how the death and burial rituals of Judaea (Jerusalem in particular) were affected/influenced by Greek culture beginning with the conquest of Palestine by Alexander in 332 B.C. E. and ending with the fall of the Second Temple c. 70 C.E.

Comments

Master's thesis submitted to the faculty of Religious Studies at Sacred Heart University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Religious Studies.