The last year or so I’ve spent a lot of time and energy focusing on historical backgrounds. I’ve read a lot of discussions about Jewish intertestimental literature and the Jewish relationship to the Roman Empire. Today, while reading about 1st-century Jewish attitudes toward the land of Palestine in the midst of Roman occupation, I started to wonder how Samaritans thought about and responded to Roman occupation. For some reason, I’ve never heard anything like that discussed nor come across it in my reading. Can anyone recommend an article or book chapter that deals with Samaritan views of occupation? I honestly don’t even know if any ancient texts beside the Samaritan Pentateuch survive. I likewise was wondering if we have Samaritan examples of the apocalyptic genre. Any of you brilliant folks know of anything?