The Jewish Dialogue with Greece and Rome: Studies in Cultural and Social Interaction


This quantity contains twenty-seven interdisciplinary essays written via Tessa Rajak, a well known pupil, on features of Judaism within the Greco-Roman global. The essays derive from the author's long-standing pursuits within the research of texts as files of cultural and non secular interplay, and in how Jewish groups have been woven into the social cloth of Greek towns within the Hellenistic and Roman East. The booklet is split into 4 sections: Greeks and Jews, Josephus, The Jewish Diaspora and Epigraphy, and an epilogue, which addresses sleek makes use of and abuses of the Greek-Jewish polarity as exemplified through 3 nineteenth-century writers. students and scholars from a large choice of backgrounds will profit. This e-book has additionally been released in hardback, please click on the following for info.

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