Of or related to history after a colony is declared independent; also: of or related to postcolonialism, an academic orientation that critiques colonialism and impoerialism.
A broad, diverse group of nations ruled by the government of a single nation.
migration of the ancient Israelites from Egypt into Canaan
A West Semitic language, in which most of the Hebrew Bible is written except for parts of Daniel and Ezra. Hebrew is regarded as the spoken language of ancient Israel but is largely replaced by Aramaic in the Persian period.
The set of Biblical books shared by Jews and Christians. A more neutral alternative to "Old Testament."
A written, spoken, or recorded story.
English Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries who thought the Church of England was insufficiently affected by the Reformation.
(rhetorical) The art of persuasion in writing and speech.