Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
HST 224 Jewish History
4 hours; 4 credits
The history of the Jewish people including their culture, religion, education, and economic conditions from the Babylonian exile (586 BCE) through the present day; domination by Persia, Greece, and Rome; Jewish life in Babylonia and neighboring Eastern lands; Jews in the Western world from medieval to modern times; the development of Jewish communities and the distinctive features of life in Italy, Spain, France, Germany, England, Russia, Poland, and the United States; the world wars and the Jews; the State of Israel. (social science) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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