History: Hebrews

Posted on Sun 01 November 2020 in history

Israel, Palestine, Assyria, and the Levant- The Hebrews are a semitic speaking people with origins on the Arabian Peninsula. The Hebrews have origins as far back as 1600 BCE, and are still prominent in the modern day world. The Hebrew's biblical texts including the Torah and the Talmud served as a basis for the development of Christianity. The Hebrews were primarily a sheep herding people, who started out polytheistic, but converted to monotheism around 1000 BCE.