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Jews in the Hellenistic and Roman Cities - John R. Bartlett

Jews in the Hellenistic and Roman Cities

By: John R. Bartlett (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 28th March 2002
ISBN: 9780415186384
Number Of Pages: 264

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Articles examine the city of Jerusalem and other Jewish communities of the Mediterranean diaspora, as reflected in the writings of Luke, Josephus and Philo. Topics covered include social identity, everyday life and religious practice.
This will be of interest to students of Roman history, biblical studies, ancient Judaism and Hellenistic history.

..."excellent essays...make the whole volume worth having in any library specializing in Jewish studies."-Religious Studies Review ..."this volume presents essays by L.L. Grabbe on the Hellenistic city of Jerusalem; T.J. Rajak on synagogue and community in the Greco -Roman Diaspora; F.O. Fearghail on the Jews in the Hellenistic cities of acts; A. Fitzpatrick-McKinley on synagogue communities in the Greco-Roman cities...special reference to private domiciles and ritual baths. "New Testament Abstracts March 2003."

List of figures
List of contributors
List of abbreviations
The Hellenistic City of Jerusalem
The Legal Status of the Jews in the Diaspora
Jews in the Hellenistic Cities of Acts
Synagogue Communities in the Graeco-Roman cities
Population and Proselytism: How Many Jews were there in the ancient World?
Jewish Calendar reckoning in the Graeco-Roman Cities
The Essenes in Greek Sources: Some Reflections
Josephus and Jewish Apologetics in the Diaspora
Philo, Alexandria, Empire: Allegorical Interpretation as an Aspect of Imperial Rhetoric
Ethnic Continuity in the Jewish Diaspora in Antiquity
Aspects of Everyday Life in Roman Palestine with Special Reference to Private Domiciles and Public Baths
Index of Authors
Index of Places
General Index
Index of references
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ISBN: 9780415186384
ISBN-10: 0415186382
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 28th March 2002
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.54 x 15.95  x 2.52
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 1