Did Nehemiah Own Tyrian Goods?: Trade between Judea and Phoenicia during the Achaemenid Period

  title={Did Nehemiah Own Tyrian Goods?: Trade between Judea and Phoenicia during the Achaemenid Period},
  author={Benjamin J Noonan},
  journal={Journal of Biblical Literature},
  pages={281 - 298}
(ProQuest: ... denotes non-US-ASCII text omitted.) In recent years, much debate has centered on the status of Jerusalem during the Achaemenid period, particularly with regard to the size and composition of its population.1 Relevant for this discussion is Neh 13:16, which in the context of Nehemiah's reforms refers to Tyrian traders in Jerusalem: "Tyrians lived there, bringing fish and every kind of merchandise and selling them on the Sabbath to the people of Judah and in Jerusalem." This… 
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