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  1. Empires - The Kingdom of David - The Saga of the Israelites
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  2. Empires - The Kingdom of David - The Saga of the Israelites

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Kingdom of David: The Saga of the Israelites tells the epic story of the Jews and the creation of the world's first and most profoundly influential monotheistic religion. The stories of the patriarch Abraham, the liberator Moses, the poet-king David and his son Solomon all come to life in the dramatic tale of loss and triumph that shaped humanity's basic moral struggle for more than three millennia.

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Factory sealed DVD
Relay Time: 240 min
Relay Time: 240 min
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I found this program to be an interesting and informative overview of the history of Israel from its pre-Israeli origins (in Abraham) through its destruction that resulted from revolts in 70 A.D. and in the early 130's A.D. The program does not claim to cover every page in the Bible regarding the history of Israel, and it stops at the point that Israel ceased to be a nation (that is, until the modern state of Israel was created in the 1940's).

I think previous reviewers have sold this program short due to personal biases. The last reviewer needs to read a Bible and find out that the errors are his and not the program's. The other reviewer makes the contradictory statement that the program tries to cover too much ground and is long and boring, and yet then asks why the program didn't continue on and discuss the history of the Israelites over the past two millenia.

If you want a detailed (though not entirely comprehensive) overview of the history of ancient Israel,... Read more
This is rather an amazing production, in four hour-long parts, on the early history of the Jewish people, through the 4th century of the Common Era (CE) It demonstrates the historical basis of Jewish longing for freedom---and for undying hope, supported by belief in God and His laws.

With biblical readings by Jeremy Irons and Derek Jacobi, and video reenactments of many of the most important biblical stories, this Public Broadcasting Service series recounts the evolution of the Jewish people, after Abraham's meeting with God, and the Jewish Exodus from Egypt led by Moses.

Following Jewish slavery in Egypt, the series covers numerous conquests of Judea, by the Assyrians (which scattered ten of Israel's 12 tribes), the Babylonians, the Persians, the Greeks (Hellenists) and the Romans.

One especially moving (and important) part of this saga comes 80 years following the Jewish return to Jerusalem from Babylonian exile. Ezra reads the Five Books of Moses... Read more
While not perfect, it's one of the best introductions to Jewish History I have seen on DVD. If one is a conservative in terms of religious views, then I can see why one would not like it. However, for the rest of us, it is a well done production mainly because of the interviews from various scholars. I would suggest it to anyone wanting to add to their understanding of Old Testament History and Judaism, as well as to anyone else who has several of the other Empire Series.
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