Jewish Life And Thought Among Greeks And Romans

Jewish Life And Thought Among Greeks And Romans

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by Louis H Feldman
     
 

This comprehensive treasury of sources on Judaism in the ancient period will be valued and used by students, scholars, and general readers who are interested in Jewish history, classical studies, or the origins of Christianity. This book includes the most comprehensive coverage available of sources in the area of anti-Semitism and (what is usually more neglected)… See more details below

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This comprehensive treasury of sources on Judaism in the ancient period will be valued and used by students, scholars, and general readers who are interested in Jewish history, classical studies, or the origins of Christianity. This book includes the most comprehensive coverage available of sources in the area of anti-Semitism and (what is usually more neglected) philo-Semitism. It coordinates literary, epigraphical, papyrological, and numismatic evidence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780800629267
Publisher:
Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
484
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.97(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Sources
Abbreviations
List of Illustrations
Maps
1The Greeks Discover the Jews1
2The Beginnings of Hellenization in Egypt17
3Jewish Life in Other Countries of the Diaspora61
4Pro-Jewish Attitudes by Governments77
5Pro-Jewish Attitudes by Intellectuals105
6Conversion to Judaism123
7"Sympathizers" ("God-Fearers")137
8The Jews in Palestine147
9Revolts of the Jews Against the Roman Empire265
10Criticism and Hostility Towards Jews305
Glossary of Recurring Terms397
Suggested Topics for Further Research401
General Bibliography407
Index of Ancient Authors, Tracts, and Documents415
General Index423

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