[Avodah] Persian history

Lisa Liel lisa.liel at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 10:29:16 PST 2013

On 2/18/2013 11:31 AM, Prof. Levine wrote:
> See Rav Shimon Schwab's article Comparative Jewish Chronology at 
> http://www.stevens.edu/golem/llevine/rsrh/comparative_jewish_chronology.pdf 
> that deals with these issues.

But please note that when he saw that people were taking his thought 
experiment as an actual statement of what happened, he retracted it 
entirely.  Posting this essay without including the retraction is a 
misrepresentation of Rav Schwab's views, and is, in my opinion, in poor 


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