Hellenism in the Land of Israel

Hellenism in the Land of Israel

by John J. Collins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0268030529

ISBN-13: 9780268030520

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780268030520
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Series:
Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Introduction1
1Judaism and Hellenism Revisited6
2Cult and Culture: The Limits of Hellenization in Judea38
3Jewish Perspectives on Greek Culture and Ethnicity62
4The High Cost of a Good Education94
5The Honorary Decree for Simon the Maccabee (1 Macc 14:25-49) in Its Hellenistic Context116
6The Honorary Decree for Simon the Maccabee146
7Greek in Jewish Palestine in Light of Jewish Epigraphy154
8Greek at Qumran177
9Galileans, Phoenicians, and Itureans: A Study of Regional Contrasts in the Hellenistic Age184
10Hellenism in Unexpected Places218
11Greeks and Barbarians in Josephus246
12Judaism between Jerusalem and Alexandria265
Epilogue304
Contributors308
Index of Ancient Authors and Texts310
Index of Modern Authors336

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