Jews in a Graeco-Roman World / Edition 1

Jews in a Graeco-Roman World / Edition 1

by Martin Goodman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199271399

ISBN-13: 9780199271399

Pub. Date: 05/06/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book collects studies of the social, cultural, and religious history of the Jews in the Graeco-Roman world. The sixteen contributors—some specialists in Jewish history, others in classical studies—tackle the extent to which Jews in this period differed from other peoples in the Mediterranean region, and how much Jewish evidence can be used for the

Overview

This book collects studies of the social, cultural, and religious history of the Jews in the Graeco-Roman world. The sixteen contributors—some specialists in Jewish history, others in classical studies—tackle the extent to which Jews in this period differed from other peoples in the Mediterranean region, and how much Jewish evidence can be used for the history of the wider classical world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199271399
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/06/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Hellenistic and Roman world - Jewish perspectives
1. Jews, Greeks, and Romans, Martin Goodman
2. Jews, Greeks, and Romans in the Third Sibylline Oracle, Erich Gruen
3. The hellenization of Jerusalem and Shechem, Seth Schwartz
4. Josephus' Tobiads, Daniel Schwartz
Part II: Social Integration?
5. Jewish and Christian Communities in Southern Palestine, Benjamin Isaac
6. 'And he made his grave with the wicked', David Noy
Part III: Similarities?
7. Graeco-Roman Voluntary Associations and Jewish Sects, Albert Baumgarten
8. Antichrist among Jews and Gentiles, William Horbury
9. Rhetoric and assumptions: Romans and Rabbis on Sex, Michael Satlow
10. Gambling in Ancient Jewish Society and in the Graeco-Roman World, Joshua Schwartz
11. The Rabbis and the Documents, Hannah Cotton
12. Jewish Penal Authority in Roman Judaea, Aharon Oppenheimer
Part IV: Differences?
13. Synagogue Leadership in the Diaspora and Palestine, Lee Levine
14. The Structure of the Jewish Community in Rome, Margaret Williams
15. The Gifts of God at Sardis, Tessa Rajak
16 Dissonance and Misinterpretation in Jewish-Roman Relations. Sacha Stern

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >