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 Year: 
2011
Format: 
Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 1010, 32 ill. pp.
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ISSN: 
1570-078x
Volume: 
14

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
Publication date: 
September 2013

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
Publication date: 
July 2012

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
Publication date: 
March 2012

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
Publication date: 
June 2011

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
Publication date: 
May 2011

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
Publication date: 
December 2010

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
Publication date: 
May 2010

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
Publication date: 
November 2009

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
Publication date: 
June 2008

Jan N. Bremmer

This book greatly enhances our knowledge of the interrelationship of Greek religion & culture and the Ancient Near East by offering important analyses of Greek myths, divinities and terms like ‘magic’ and 'paradise', but also of the Greek contribution to the Christian...
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Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004164734
Publication date: 
April 2008

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