Jews in a Graeco-Roman world / edited by Martin Goodman.

This book contains studies of the social, cultural, and religious history of the Jews in the Graeco-Roman world. Some of the sixteen contributors are specialists in Jewish history, others in classics. They tackle from different angles the extent to which Jews in this period differed from other peopl...

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Other Authors: Goodman, Martin, 1953-
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford : New York : Clarendon Press ; Oxford University Press, 1998.
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Table of Contents:
  • Jews, Greeks, and Romans / Martin Goodman
  • Jews, Greeks, and Romans in the Third Sibylline Oracle / Erich S. Gruen
  • Hellenization of Jerusalem and Shechem / Seth Schwartz
  • Josephus' Tobiads : back to the second century? / Daniel R. Schwartz
  • Jews, Christians and others in Palestine : the evidence from Eusebius / Benjamin Isaac
  • Where were the Jews of the Diaspora buried? / David Noy
  • Graeco-Roman voluntary associations and ancient Jewish sects / Albert Baumgarten
  • Antichrist among Jews and Gentiles / William Horbury
  • Rhetoric and assumptions : Romans and rabbis on sex / Michael L. Satlow
  • Gambling in ancient Jewish society and in the Graeco-Roman world / Joshua Schwartz
  • Rabbis and the documents / Hannah M. Cotton
  • Jewish penal authority in Roman Judaea / Aharon Oppenheimer
  • Synagogue leadership : the case of the archisynagogue / Lee Levine
  • Structure of the Jewish community in Rome / Margaret Williams
  • Gifts of God at Sardis / Tessa Rajak
  • Dissonance and misunderstanding in Jewish-Roman relations / Sacha Stern.