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

Edited by Jean- Sébastien Rey and Jan Joosten

The present volume brings together studies by some of the best specialists on the texts and versions of the Book of Ben Sira. Each textual form is placed in its own historical context and analysed in regard to what explains the typical changes it contains.
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Volume: 
150
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004206922
E-ISBN: 
9789004207189
Publication date: 
June 2011
€153,00
$185.00

Helge S. Kvanvig

The book offers a comprehensive analytic comparison between the images of primeval history in Babylonia, in the Hebrew Bible and the parallel Enochic traditions. It presents new interpretations of each of these traditions and how they relate to each other.
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Volume: 
149
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163805
E-ISBN: 
9789004196124
Publication date: 
March 2011
€220,00
$266.00

Edited by Aren M. Maeir, Jodi Magness and Lawrence H. Schiffman

The volume contains the 22 papers presented to Hanan Eshel before his death, covering topics in archaeology, history, and textual studies, with a particular emphasis on aspects relating to the Dead Sea Scrolls, spanning the late Iron Age through late Antiquity.
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Volume: 
148
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202689
E-ISBN: 
9789004214132
Publication date: 
November 2011
€165,00
$200.00

Steven D. Fraade

Drawing on the ancient writings of the Dead Sea Scrolls and early rabbinic Judaism, this book comprises studies that explore the intersections of scriptural interpretation, narrative fiction, and legal rhetoric. It proposes and models methods of a non-reductive historiography for each of these...
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Volume: 
147
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201095
E-ISBN: 
9789004201842
Publication date: 
May 2011
€220,00
$266.00

Edited by Jack Pastor, Pnina Stern and Menahem Mor

Josephus, the Jewish historian who wrote about history, bible, and serves as a source for a wide-range of related disciplines is the subject of twenty four articles which grew out of an international colloquium.
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Volume: 
146
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004191266
E-ISBN: 
9789004191679
Publication date: 
March 2011
€166,00
$201.00

René Bloch

Jewish-Hellenistic authors rejected Greek myth, but they were also aware of its importance as a symbol of power and identity. This book offers a comprehensive reading of how Jews dealt with Greek mythology in the Hellenistic period....
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Volume: 
145
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004165014
E-ISBN: 
9789004191136
Publication date: 
November 2010
€128,00
$155.00

Tzvi Novick

Drawing on the tools of philology, linguistics, and ethics, this book exposes a rich array of intersections among competing rhetorics of normativity in the earliest stratum (tannaitic) of rabbinic literature.
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Volume: 
144
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187580
E-ISBN: 
9789004188297
Publication date: 
September 2010
€125,00
$151.00

edited by Tobias Nicklas, Joseph Verheyden, Erik M.M. Eynikel and Florentino García Martínez

Is there another, perhaps better world than the one where we live? Is there a future for us after death and how does it look like? The articles in this volume describe how ancient Jewish and Christian authors dealt with the above questions and what their answers had to do with their own life...
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Volume: 
143
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186262
E-ISBN: 
9789004190733
Publication date: 
September 2010
€159,00
$192.00

edited by Géza G. Xeravits and József Zsengellér

The papers in this volume focus on various aspects of the deuterocanonical Book of Wisdom. They research the traditions and theology of the Book of Wisdom, and demonstrate its relationship with the contemporary literature of early Judaism and Middle Platonic thought.
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Volume: 
142
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186125
E-ISBN: 
9789004188037
Publication date: 
July 2010
€118,00
$143.00

edited by Mladen Popović

The notion of authoritative Scriptures plays an important part in the new paradigm of canonical process. This volume focuses on specific texts or corpora of texts, and approaches the notion of authoritative Scriptures from sociological, cultural and literary perspectives.
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Volume: 
141
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004185302
E-ISBN: 
9789004190740
Publication date: 
June 2010
€159,00
$192.00

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