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    DescriptionWhat was it like to live in the time of Jesus? What did people eat? Whom did they marry? How did they keep themselves clean? What did their cities and towns look like? What did they believe? The answers, it turns out, are surprising. This simple question is not so simple after all. With a historian's insight and a reporter's curiosity, Scott Korb gives us a backstage pass to the unexpected and sometimes down-and-dirty truth about what everyday life was like in first-century Palestine, that tumultuous era when the Roman Empire was at its zenith and a new religion-Christianity-was born.


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    Title
    Life in Year One
    Subtitle
    What the World Was Like in First-century Palestine
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Scott Korb
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781594485039
    ISBN 10: 1594485038
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FBP
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    LC classification: DE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3B
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS026000
    B&T Approval Code: A15300000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    B&T Approval Code: A14202000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAL
    DC22: 933.05
    BIC subject category V2: 1FBP, 3B
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAL
    Thema V1.0: NHTB, NHC, NHG
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1QBAL, 1FBP
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3B
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Riverhead Books,U.S.
    Publication date
    28 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Scott Korb is the co-author of "The Faith Between Us: A Jew and a Catholic Search for the Meaning of God." He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin and graduate degrees from Union Seminary and Columbia University. He has written for "Harper's," "Gastronomica," the "Revealer," and "Commonweal." He lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.