The Jewish Revolt against Rome

Interdisciplinary Perspectives
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€147,00
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ISBN13: 
9789004216686
E-ISBN: 
9789004216693
Publication Date: 
November 2011
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xii, 472 pp.
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ISSN: 
1384-2161
Volume: 
154

Ari Mermelstein, Yeshiva University

In Creation, Covenant, and the Beginnings of Judaism, Ari Mermelstein examines Second Temple writers who described creation, rather than a historical event, as the beginning of Jewish history in order to resolve a perceived sense of temporal rupture with Israel’s covenantal past.
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Volume: 
168
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004281059
Publication date: 
October 2014

Edited by Thierry Legrand and Jan Joosten both of University of Strasbourg

This book reassesses the links between the Targumic literature and the writings of the Second Temple period. Ten specialists approach the question from different angles: relationship between ancient versions and Targums, biblical and comparative approaches, thematic issues.
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Volume: 
167
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269545
Publication date: 
July 2014

Edited by József Zsengellér, Károli Gáspár Reformed University, Budapest

Rewritten Bible After Fifty Years offers several papers on the meanings and usages of the notion Rewritten Bible introduced by Geza Vermes in 1961.
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Volume: 
166
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004268159
Publication date: 
May 2014

Vasile Babota, Pontifical Gregorian University & Pontifical Beda College

In The Institution of the Hasmonean High Priesthood, Vasile Babota offers an interdisciplinary study of the historical process (167–140 B.C.E.), which led to the establishment of the Hasmonean rebellious priests as high priests of the Hellenistic Judea.
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Volume: 
165
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251779
Publication date: 
December 2013

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

This volume covers a wide range of topics around 4 Ezra and 2 Baruch, two Jewish apocalypses of the first century CE, including their place of origin and their similarities with the Qumran literature, with early Rabbinic and with Christian texts.
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Volume: 
164
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004258679
Publication date: 
November 2013

Edited by Bernd U. Schipper, Humboldt University and D. Andrew Teeter, Harvard Divinity School

Taking the concepts of wisdom and Torah in the book of Deuteronomy as a point of departure, the essays of the present collection examines the relationship between wisdom and Torah in Wisdom literature of the Second Temple period.
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Volume: 
163
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004253322
Publication date: 
October 2013

Florentino García Martínez, KU Leuven and University of Groningen. Edited by Hindy Najman, Yale University and Eibert Tigchelaar KU Leuven

Florentino García Martínez illuminates the nexus between philology and theology. The essays engage ancient Jewish texts such as Philo, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Jubilees, 4 Ezra and the Targumim, and focus on how ancient Jewish writers interpreted and transformed biblical traditions and...
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Volume: 
162
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243934
Publication date: 
November 2012

Jacques T.A.G.M van Ruiten, University of Groningen

In Abraham in the Book of Jubilees Jacques van Ruiten offers a systematic analysis of one of the most important and extensive Second Temple Jewish treatments of the figure of Abraham (Jub. 11:14-23:8).
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Volume: 
161
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004234666
Publication date: 
November 2012

Ishay Rosen–Zvi, Tel Aviv University

Combining philological, anthropological and cultural tools, this study sheds new light on issues of rabbinic gender economy and sexual morality, and contributes to the nascent scholarship on the formation of the temple in the Mishnah.
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Volume: 
160
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210493
Publication date: 
May 2012

Stéphane Saulnier, Newman Theological College

From a consideration of previously known and from newly identified calendrical polemics, this book offers new perspectives on internal tensions within Second Temple Judaism and their possible impact on the long standing debate about the day of the last supper.
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Volume: 
159
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169630
Publication date: 
May 2012

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