Jewish Cultural Encounters in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern World

Edited by Mladen Popović, University of Groningen, Myles Schoonover, University of Groningen, and Marijn Vandenberghe University of Gent, University of Groningen

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€125,00
$138.00
ISBN13: 
9789004336186
E-ISBN: 
9789004336919
Publication Date: 
March 2017
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Hardback
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1384-2161
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178

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
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210493
E-ISBN: 
9789004227989
Publication date: 
May 2012
€144,00
$172.00

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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159
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169630
E-ISBN: 
9789004226326
Publication date: 
May 2012
€141,00
$169.00

Edited by Akio Moriya Tokyo Woman's Christian University and Gohei Hata Tama Art University, Tokyo

This volume consists of collected essays, which was first read at the International Workshop on the Study of the Pentateuch with Special Emphasis on Textual Transmission History in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods held August 28-31, 2007 in Tokyo.
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158
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004184534
E-ISBN: 
9789004223608
Publication date: 
May 2012
€122,00
$147.00

Edited by Andrés Piquer Otero, Universidad Complutense de Madrid & Pablo A. Torijano Morales, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

This collection of papers to honour Julio Trebolle Barrera presents a selection of studies on different aspects of the text of the Bible (including the Septuagint) and the Dead Sea Scrolls, produced by leading scholars in the field.
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157
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004219076
E-ISBN: 
9789004221352
Publication date: 
April 2012
€180,00
$217.00

James L. Kugel

An extensive commentary on the Book of Jubilees, followed by a series of chapters exploring the possibility that the book had more than one author, as well as its relationship to the Genesis Apocryphon, the Aramaic Levi Document, 4Q225 Pseudo-Jubilees, and the writings of Philo of Alexandria.
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Volume: 
156
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004217683
E-ISBN: 
9789004221109
Publication date: 
March 2012
€180,00
$217.00

Edited by Benedikt Eckhardt

Based on an interdisciplinary conference held in Münster, this volume discusses the interrelation between political change and Jewish identity in the three centuries between the Maccabean and the Bar Kokhba revolt (168 BCE – 135 CE).
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Volume: 
155
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210462
E-ISBN: 
9789004218512
Publication date: 
October 2011
€122,00
$147.00
The contributions of this volume reflect on a wide range of literary, archaeological, documentary, epigraphic and numismatic sources and their bearing on the historical context of the Jewish revolt against Rome and on our own historical methods.
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Volume: 
154
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004216686
E-ISBN: 
9789004216693
Publication date: 
November 2011
€165,00
$200.00

Edited by Eric F. Mason (general editor);
Editors volume 1: Samuel I. Thomas, Alison Schofield, Eugene Ulrich;
Editors volume 2: Kelley Coblentz Bautch, Angela Kim Harkins, Daniel A. Machiela

These essays honor James C. VanderKam on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday and twentieth year on the faculty of the University of Notre Dame. Essays from an international group of scholars address various topics in Second Temple Judaism and biblical studies.
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Volume: 
153
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004215207
E-ISBN: 
9789004224087
Publication date: 
October 2011
€282,00
$341.00
The first full-length analysis of the heavenly book motif in English, this study highlights a vital element of early Jewish and Christian apocalyptic literature. Through multiple intertextual readings, it demonstrates that for the ancients heavenly writing had life or death consequences.
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Volume: 
152
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004207264
E-ISBN: 
9789004210783
Publication date: 
November 2011
€114,00
$139.00

Kenneth R. Jones

This book explores the reaction to the Roman destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70 found in Jewish apocalypses and related literature preserved among the Pseudepigrapha (4 Ezra, 2 Baruch, 3 Baruch, 4 Baruch, Sibylline Oracles 4 and 5, and the Apocalypse of Abraham).
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Volume: 
151
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210271
E-ISBN: 
9789004210448
Publication date: 
September 2011
€146,00
$175.00

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