Jews in Byzantium

Dialectics of Minority and Majority Cultures

Edited by Robert Bonfil, Oded Irshai, Guy G. Stroumsa, Rina Talgam

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€246,00
$327.00
ISBN13: 
9789004203556
E-ISBN: 
9789004216440
Publication Date: 
October 2011
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 1010, 32 ill. pp.
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ISSN: 
1570-078x
Volume: 
14
The Orality and Textuality in the Iranian World provides important evidence of textual culture's intimate, extensive, and ongoing interaction with the realm of orality, mapping out new areas and foci of research in Iranian Studies.
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004291836
Expected: 
April 2015
€168,00
$218.00

by Don Handelman (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, emeritus).

One God, Two Goddesses studies through their deities three very different South Indian cosmic worlds whose existence depends on their incessant dynamism, which is deeply and intimately related to ongoing transformation and regeneration.
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004256156
E-ISBN: 
9789004257399
Publication date: 
September 2013
€92,00
$119.00

by Elisa Freschi, University 'Sapienza' Rome.

The book is an introduction to key concepts of Indian Philosophy, seen from the perspective of the influential school of Prābhākara Mīmāṃsā (flourished from the 7th until the 20th c. AD). It includes the edition and translation of Rāmānujācārya&...
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222601
E-ISBN: 
9789004230248
Publication date: 
July 2012
€135,00
$180.00

Edited by Maren R. Niehoff, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The present collection of articles brings together scholars from different fields and offers prioneering essays on the Alexandrian scholia, Philo, Platonic thinkers and the rabbis, which cross traditional boundaries and interpret Biblical and Homeric readers in light of each other.
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221345
E-ISBN: 
9789004226111
Publication date: 
March 2012
€137,00
$182.00

Edited by Gideon Bohak, Yuval Harari and Shaul Shaked

This volume brings together thirteen studies by as many experts in the study of one or more ancient or medieval magical traditions, from ancient Mesopotamia and Pharaonic and Greco-Roman Egypt to the Greek world, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Series: 
Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004203518
E-ISBN: 
9789004215269
Publication date: 
June 2011
€136,00
$181.00

par Isabelle Ratié

This book offers a comprehensive presentation of the Pratyabhijñā philosophy (elaborated in the 10th and 11th centuries by Utpaladeva and Abhinavagupta) by showing how its main concepts arose from the confrontation of Śaiva religious dogmas with Buddhist and Brahmanical systems.&...
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004203440
E-ISBN: 
9789004216433
Publication date: 
May 2011
€222,00
$295.00

Yohanan Grinshpon

This book offers a new perception and reading of one of the most well-known documents of Indian philosophy and theology, Sankara's Brahmasutrabhasya. the author's presentation of the self as a subject free of any trace of (disturbungly real) objectivity recieves a fresh explication.
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004189263
E-ISBN: 
9789004216334
Publication date: 
December 2010
€92,00
$122.00

Serge Ruzer and Aryeh Kofsky

The special cultural circumstances of the emergence of a Syriac-speaking Church—before the onslaught of Greek hegemony—engendered the peculiar traits of thought and expression to be found in early Syriac sources. It is some of these idiosyncrasies mainly pertaining to trinitarian...
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184985
E-ISBN: 
9789004191112
Publication date: 
May 2010
€94,00
$125.00

Edited by Philippe Borgeaud, Thomas Römer and Youri Volokhine

This books brings together specialists of diverse ancient mediterranean culture working on the formation of a "Moses mythology", from a comparative perspective, between Judea, Greece, Egypt and Rome. The concrete outcome of this comparative inquiry is the common translation and...
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Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004179530
E-ISBN: 
9789047443834
Publication date: 
November 2009
€112,00
$149.00

Edited, with an introduction, by Guy G. Stroumsa

The long and rich correspondence between the two leading historians of religions Gershom Scholem (1897-1982) and Morton Smith (1915-1991) provides important insights on their world and approach. In particular, it sheds new light upon Smith's discovery of Clement of Alexandria's letter on...
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Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004168398
E-ISBN: 
9789047433767
Publication date: 
June 2008
€103,00
$137.00

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