Ch 8: Israel & Judah from Solomon to the Fall of Jerusalem

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Israel & Judah from Solomon to the Fall of Jerusalem - Chapter Summary

This collection of engaging and informative history lessons examines the ancient kingdoms of Israel and Judah from Solomon to the fall of Jerusalem. Our expert history instructors will trace the timelines of this historical era and help you review these kingdom's locations, geography development and dynasties. Studying this chapter can help you:

  • Understand the historical timeline of ancient Israel
  • Locate the ancient Kingdom of Israel on a map
  • Describe Ancient Israel's geographical features and resources
  • Explain how Israel transformed from a collection of tribes into a large kingdom
  • Outline the history of Judea
  • Identify the different dynasties from the Kingdom of Israel
  • Analyze the siege of Jerusalem and the fall of Judea

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7 Lessons in Chapter 8: Israel & Judah from Solomon to the Fall of Jerusalem
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Historical Overview of Ancient Israel

1. Historical Overview of Ancient Israel

This lesson follows the history of ancient Israel from its earliest patriarch, Abraham, through the Egyptian period with Moses and finally to the establishment of the kingdom and rule of David and Solomon.

Ancient Kingdom of Israel: Timeline & Map

2. Ancient Kingdom of Israel: Timeline & Map

In this lesson, we explore the ancient Kingdom of Israel. Though most of our documentation comes from the Bible, historians have pieced together a rough history of this fascinating ancient state.

Ancient Israel: Geography & Environment

3. Ancient Israel: Geography & Environment

Ancient Israel was not just a dry desert, but a thriving nation with a temperate climate. Ancient Israel traded produce with its neighbors and contained many important cities, which this lesson will discuss.

Israel: From Tribes to Kingdom

4. Israel: From Tribes to Kingdom

Within generations, the Israelites went from being sons of the same person, Jacob, to a kingdom with some of the greatest rulers in history. This lesson details how that transformation happened.

Kingdom of Judea: History & Explanation

5. Kingdom of Judea: History & Explanation

Explore the history and significance of this ancient Israeli kingdom, also called Mamlekhet Yehuda, and test your understanding about the ancient world and the history of the Jewish people.

Kingdom of Israel: Dynasties, Prophets & Decline

6. Kingdom of Israel: Dynasties, Prophets & Decline

The northern kingdom of Israel has a fascinating and tumultuous history from its beginnings after the division of Solomon's kingdom until its capture by the Assyrians. This lesson will explain this history and how prophets provided commentary on what the rulers were doing during this time.

The Siege of Jerusalem & Fall of Judea

7. The Siege of Jerusalem & Fall of Judea

Jewish history and cultural memory revolves around a few pivotal moments. One of the most important is the 587 BCE Siege of Jerusalem, a moment that changed Jewish history forever.

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