James Tissot, "The Flight of the Prisoners". The Babylonian captivity (or Babylonian exile) is the period in Jewish history during which a number of Jews of the ancient Kingdom of Judah were captives in Babylonia during the reign of Nebuchadnezzer. The Jews were deported in 597 BC, circa 587 BC, and circa 582 BC, respectively.
Manuscripts of the Samaritan Pentateuch are written in a different Hebrew script than is used in other Hebrew Pentateuchs. Samaritans employ the Samaritan alphabet which is derived from the Paleo-Hebrew alphabet used by the Israelite community prior to the Babylonian captivity. Afterwards, Jews adopted a script based on the Aramaic alphabet that developed into the Hebrew alphabet. Originally all manuscripts of the Samaritan Pentateuch consisted of unvocalized text written using only the…
Jewish Captives Weeping Over Babylonian Captivity Eduard Bendermann (1811-1889 German) Canvas Art - Eduard Bendermann (24 x 36)
Jewish Captives Weeping Over Babylonian Captivity Eduard Bendermann (1811-1889 German) Canvas Art - Eduard Bendermann (18 x 24)