Jews in the Hellenistic and Roman cities / edited by John R. Bartlett.

A comprehensive study of Jews in the classical world. Articles examine Jerusalem and other Jewish communities on the Mediterranean, as found in the writings of Luke, Josephus and Philo.

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Other Authors: Bartlett, John R. (John Raymond)
Format: eBook
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures; List of contributors; List of abbreviations; Introduction: studying the Jewish Diaspora in antiquity; The Hellenistic city of Jerusalem; Synagogue and community in the Graeco-Roman Diaspora; The 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; Apologetics in the Jewish Diaspora.