The Women of Israel Or, Characters and Sketches from the Holy Scriptures, and Jewish History. Volume 2.
Presented in the form of a series of biographical essays, this 1845 history of Hebrew women traces a continuity from the biblical matriarchs to the Jewish women of Aguilar's own generation. Volume 2 continues with Old Testament and Talmudic heroines and concludes with a section on modern Jewish women.
eBook, English, 2010
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2010
1 online resource (498 p.)
Fourth Period. The Monarchy: 1. Michal; 2. Abigail; 3. Wise woman of Tekoah. Woman of Abel. Rispah. Prophet's widow; 4. The Shunammite; 5. Little Israelitish maid. Huldah; Fifth Period. Babylonian Captivity: 1. The Captivity. Review of Book of Ezra. Suggestions as to the identity of Ahasuerus of Scripture. Choice of Esther; 2. Esther continued; 3. Esther concluded; 4. Review of events narrated in Ezra and Nehemiah; Sixth Period. Continuance of the Second Temple: 1. Review of Jewish history, from the return from Babylon to the appeal of Hyrcanus and Aristobulus to Pompey; 2. From the appeal to Pompey to the death of Herod; 3. From the death of Herod to the war; 4. The martyr-mother; 5. Alexandra; 6. Mariamne; 7. Mariamne continued; 8. Mariamne continued; 9. Mariamne concluded. Alexandra. Salome; 10. Helena. Berenice; 11. General remarks; Seventh Period. Women of Israel in the Present, as Influenced by the Past: 1. The war and dispersion. Thoughts on the Talmud; 2. Talmudic ordinances and tales; 3. Effects of dispersion. General remarks.
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