Publication year: 2004
Results 1 - 10 of 26
Edited by Carol Bakhos
This collection of essays explores the ways in which Jews lived within the Hellenistic and Greco-Roman contexts, how they negotiated their religious and social boundaries in their own distinctive manner. It also reflects the issues that emerge when we study the development of several aspects of ...
This publication outlines the material preserved in the ancient Jewish cemeteries in the Land of Israel and provides a comprehensive and instructive study of Jewish funerary customs, practices, and rituals relating to death, burial and mourning, as well as addressing the meaning of Jewish ...
This book presents the diversity of religious, social and historical practises and representations of warfare in Judaism during the Hellenistic and Roman period. It's conclusion: Jewish war is a theophany.
James M. Scott
This volume argues essentially that for the Book of Jubilees, a Jewish apocalyptic writing of the mid-second century BCE, the consummation of the ages will effect the restoration of sacred space and sacred time, so that all things correspond to God’s original will for the creation on earth as in ...
This study of divinely-sent dreams in Hellenistic Judaism, set in the context of antecedent and contemporary dream traditions, explores several unique developments in Jewish dreams, with implications for the rise of apocalypticism, mysticism and the social history of early Judaism.
Edited by Esther G. Chazon, David Satran and Ruth A. Clements
This collection of articles dedicated to Michael E. Stone contains cutting-edge studies on apocrypha and pseudepigrapha, the Dead Sea Scrolls, early Judaism, and early Christianity.
Édité par Eberhard Bons
The book deals with Hosea 6:6 and its reception in ancient Jewish and Christian writings: the Septuagint, Sibylline Oracles, New Testament, Rabbinic and Patristic writings.
This book analyzes how humanism (considered from an ethical point of view) was conceived of in different philosophical schools during the Hellenistic and early Roman period, and how these ideas were debated in ancient Jewish thought.
This source publication of the Aramaic Levi Document collects all the manuscripts and photographs of this Levitical composition from the Second Temple period. The commentary on the Document deals with its literary characteristics, educational character, and Babylonian origin of Levitical ...
Click a term to refine your current search.
- Humanities (24)
- BRILL (26)