In the book of Zechariah Zerubbabel has already fallen into the background and the high priest is the leading figure of the Judean community.
Then with the concentration of the cultus at Jerusalem represented by Deuteronomy, the celebration was restricted to the Judean capital, and its duration fixed at seven days, though its date was still left indeterminate.
A picture of the Judean wilderness - one is provided to print on to an OHT.
Certain priests of idolatrous Judean shrines (distinguished by him as " Levites ") he deprives of priestly functions, degrading them to the rank of temple menials; and he takes from the civil ruler all authority over public religion, permitting him merely to furnish material for sacrifices.
The exiles among whom Ezekiel lived, like him, had come from the upper crust of Judean society.