Jews in the Hellenistic and Roman Cities / Edition 1

Jews in the Hellenistic and Roman Cities / Edition 1

by John R. Bartlett
     
 

The Jewish Diaspora saw communities spring up in a variety of Hellenistic and Roman cities although studying the nature of these communities has been difficult for a number of reasons.See more details below

Overview

The Jewish Diaspora saw communities spring up in a variety of Hellenistic and Roman cities although studying the nature of these communities has been difficult for a number of reasons.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415186384
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface
List of Abbreviations
1. Introduction, Sean V. Freyne
2. The Hellenistic City of Jerusalem, Lester L. Grabbe
3. The Legal Status of Jews in the Diaspora, Tessa Rajak
4. Jews in the Hellenistic Cities of Acts, Fearghus Ó Fearghail
5. Synagogue Communities in the Graeco-Roman Cities, Anne Fitzpatrick-McKinley
6. Population and Proselytism: How many Jews were there in the Ancient World?, Brian McGing
7. Jewish Calendar Reckoning in the Graeco-Roman Cities, Sacha Stern
8. The Essenes in Greek Sources: Some Reflections, John Dillon
9. Joesphus and Jewish Apologetics in the Diaspora, John Barclay
10. Philo, Alexandria, Empire: Allegorical Interpretation as an Aspect of Imperial Rhetoric, Jonathan Dyck
11. Ethnic Continuity in the Jewish Diaspora in Antiquity, Gideon Bohak
12. Aspects of Everyday Life in Roman Palestine with Special Reference to Private Domiciles and Public Baths, Eric M. Meyers

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