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2. Discussion of the Evidence 43 Jewish environment or if Jewish names, technical terms, or symbols were used. Secondly, the haphazard chance of preservation and finding must be considered in any interpretation of the documentary evidence. Thirdly, the evidence derived from papyri displays a geographical bias in accordance with favourable climatic conditions. With regard to inscriptions, it is often impossible to determine the date with any certainty. Despite these difficulties papyri, parchments, ostraca and inscriptions supplement and, in many cases, correct our picture of society which has mainly been derived from literary sources reflecting the views of the literary and educated upper classes.

C. H. ), Second Temple Studies. II. Temple and Community in the Persian Period (JSOTSup, 175; Sheffield: JSOT Press, 1994), pp. 286-99. 44. Grabbe, 'Reconstructing History', pp. 99-101. 45. Cf. pp. 51-52. 50 Jewish Scribes in the Second-Temple Period the Nehemiah Memoir as a source and modelled Ezra on Nehemiah but in terms surpassing the latter. 46 Although this is possible, it is nevertheless highly likely that the author possessed at least some information about a Persian official called Ezra who was active during the restoration period.

Brill, 1994], p. I, p. 472 n. 4). 4. To illustrate the difficulty for modern research in tracing traditions back to the Second-Temple period, De Lange compares these texts to buildings: 'Some—a very few—have been preserved virtually intact; others, in the course of long and varied use, have been demolished, added to, restored, or even entirely rebuilt; in certain cases the buildings themselves have been dismantled and the materials reused in other buildings; and of course many buildings have completely perished or have left nothing but fragmentary ruins' (N.

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