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a listing of historical events; a historical account or narrative with a purpose; a creative reinterpretation of historical events


a revelation of future events


a character who is place in the role of a traditional hero but is not idealized in any way

satirical humor

humor that exposes human folly through a form of ridicule in order to achieve a moral purpose


a suspenseful tale that revolves around a specific situation

fairy tale

a myth with an earthly setting, human characters, and a happy ending


the community of Jews in Babylonia after the Exile


communities of Jews who have scattered all over the world


an administrative province ruled by a governor called a satrap


exiles and former exiles who remained faithful to God

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