Study Guide – Ch. 5 1. d 2. c 3. b 4. d 5. c 6. d 7. a 8. a 9. d
Identify three main regions of Israel: Galilee, Samaria, and Judaea. [pp. 56/57] Describe the land of Jesus and its regions [geography]. -Israel, small country—bordered on Mediterranean -variety of landscapes -East of coastal plain was hill country -farther east – mountain range that descended to the Jordan River valley and led to Arabian Desert
TYPICAL HOUSE [60/61] Square Made of mud, bricks, stone House faced north and opened AWAY from heat of sun Two windows Roof was flat, made of branches & rolled clay Most houses, only one story Dirt floors Very little furniture
IMPORTANCE OF RABBI? Local rabbis respected – taught in synagogue Taught boys to read/write Hebrew AND learn Scriptures by heart On Sabbath, taught adults Interpreted Scriptures thus helping people to live according to God’s law Page 63
LEISURE TIME?  Dancing Games Sports Listening to traveling storytellers/teachers
HOW KNOW ABOUT OTHER CULTURES?  Jesus/friends knew about other cultures because Nazareth looked down on major trading route; oftentimes, caravans of merchants passed close to the town frequently. People of Nazareth were influenced by Sepphoris, main city of region.