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E18: Babylonian Conquest and Exile

The Great Courses Presents: Reading Biblical Literature - Genesis to Revelation

In 587 BC, the Babylonians destroyed Jerusalem. Explore the trauma of this cataclysmic moment through three biblical books: 2 Kings, which tries to explain the events of the loss of Jerusalem; Lamentations, which gives voice to the anger and grief of exil