Fourth Ezra and Second Baruch

Reconstruction after the Fall

Edited by Matthias Henze, Rice University and Gabriele Boccaccini, University of Michigan with the collaboration of Jason M. Zurawski

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€161,00
$209.00
ISBN13: 
9789004258679
E-ISBN: 
9789004258815
Publication Date: 
November 2013
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
approx. 440 pp.
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ISSN: 
1384-2161
Volume: 
164

Andrew D. Gross

This book argues that Aramaic scribes from antiquity drew upon a common legal tradition. It identifies the distinctive elements that form the core of this tradition and traces their antecedents within the cuneiform record.
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Volume: 
128
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004152847
Publication date: 
August 2008

Edited by Géza G. Xeravits and József Zsengellér

The volume publishes the papers read at an international conference on the Book of Ben Sira, held at the Shime'on Centre, Pápa, Hungary. Renowned specialists of the field treat among others various questions of early Jewish wisdom thought, the interpretation of history, and canon forming.
Series: 
Volume: 
127
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169067
Publication date: 
June 2008

Edited by Anssi Voitila and Jutta Jokiranta

This collection of 46 essays in honour of Raija Sollamo illuminates the dynamic nature of scripture in the Second Temple Period. The Septuagint as the first biblical translation, the living traditions in the Hebrew scriptures, and the Dead Sea Scrolls are investigated to enrich our knowledge of...
Series: 
Volume: 
126
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004165823
Publication date: 
May 2008

Samuel L. Adams

This volume considers a major shift among Jewish sages during the Second Temple period, from an earthly to an otherworldly focus. It compares the perspectives of figures like Qoheleth and Ben Sira with the eschatological vision of 4QInstruction.
Series: 
Volume: 
125
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004165663
Publication date: 
February 2008

Ronald L.Troxel

This book offers a fresh understanding of how Isaiah was translated into Greek, arguing that the translator attempted a cohesive representation of Isaiah for his Greek-speaking co-religionists, utilizing interpretative ploys applied to Homer by the Alexandrian grammatikoi.
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Volume: 
124
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004153943
Publication date: 
November 2007

Naomi G. Cohen

Philo’s rare citations from the Prophets and Writings shed light on the nature of his sources, and the specific quotations from the Prophets provide evidence for the existence, already in the 1st century CE, of an important traditional Haftarah Cycle.
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Volume: 
123
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163126
Publication date: 
November 2007

Edited by Anthony Hilhorst, Émile Puech and Eibert Tigchelaar

This volume comprises forty-eight essays, presented by friends, colleagues and students in honour of Florentino García Martínez. The articles are primarily in the field of the Dead Sea Scrolls, but also cover many other fields of Second Temple Judaism, from late biblical texts and...
Series: 
Volume: 
122
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004162921
Publication date: 
November 2007

Edited by Gabriele Boccaccini and John J. Collins

This book provides an overview of the current debate about the early Enoch literature and its place in ancient Judaism, especially in relation to the Torah of Moses and to the Dead Sea Scrolls.
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Volume: 
121
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004161542
Publication date: 
September 2007

Daniel Assefa

By showing the absence of elements that reflect military propaganda in the Animal Apocalypse, this book proposes a new understanding of 1 Enoch 85-90 as the apology of a reform group that has Enoch as its Patron and a peculiar theology of the history of Israel.
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Volume: 
120
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004162679
Publication date: 
September 2007

Edited by Lynn LiDonnici & Andrea Lieber

This volume brings together a wide range of international scholars of Ancient Judaism, whose essays explore various issues surrounding Jewish communities and Jewish identity in late antiquity. The essays are organized into three sections: Interpreting Ritual Texts, Mapping Diaspora Identities,...
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Volume: 
119
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004158566
Publication date: 
July 2007

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