Hellenism in the Land of Israel

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780268030520
  • Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
  • Publication date: 6/28/2001
  • 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
Introduction 1
1 Judaism and Hellenism Revisited 6
2 Cult and Culture: The Limits of Hellenization in Judea 38
3 Jewish Perspectives on Greek Culture and Ethnicity 62
4 The High Cost of a Good Education 94
5 The Honorary Decree for Simon the Maccabee (1 Macc 14:25-49) in Its Hellenistic Context 116
6 The Honorary Decree for Simon the Maccabee 146
7 Greek in Jewish Palestine in Light of Jewish Epigraphy 154
8 Greek at Qumran 177
9 Galileans, Phoenicians, and Itureans: A Study of Regional Contrasts in the Hellenistic Age 184
10 Hellenism in Unexpected Places 218
11 Greeks and Barbarians in Josephus 246
12 Judaism between Jerusalem and Alexandria 265
Epilogue 304
Contributors 308
Index of Ancient Authors and Texts 310
Index of Modern Authors 336
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