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
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9789004336919
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March 2017
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1384-2161
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178

Edited by Anthony Hilhorst, Émile Puech and Eibert Tigchelaar

This volume comprises forty-eight essays, presented by friends, colleagues and students in honour of Florentino García Martínez. The articles are primarily in the field of the Dead Sea Scrolls, but also cover many other fields of Second Temple Judaism, from late biblical texts and Septuagint up...
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122
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9789004162921
E-ISBN: 
9789047423096
Publication date: 
November 2007
€232,00
$279.00

Edited by Gabriele Boccaccini and John J. Collins

This book provides an overview of the current debate about the early Enoch literature and its place in ancient Judaism, especially in relation to the Torah of Moses and to the Dead Sea Scrolls.
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121
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9789004161542
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9789047421764
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September 2007
€162,00
$196.00

Daniel Assefa

By showing the absence of elements that reflect military propaganda in the Animal Apocalypse, this book proposes a new understanding of 1 Enoch 85-90 as the apology of a reform group that has Enoch as its Patron and a peculiar theology of the history of Israel.
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120
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9789004162679
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9789047421900
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September 2007
€104,40
$126.00
€174,00
$210.00

Edited by Lynn LiDonnici & Andrea Lieber

This volume brings together a wide range of international scholars of Ancient Judaism, whose essays explore various issues surrounding Jewish communities and Jewish identity in late antiquity. The essays are organized into three sections: Interpreting Ritual Texts, Mapping Diaspora Identities,...
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119
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9789004158566
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9789047420996
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July 2007
€162,00
$196.00

Edited by Géza G. Xeravits and József Zsengellér

The volume contains essays on various problems of the early Jewish works: the Books of the Maccabees. Authors include renowned international specialists in the literature and thinking of early Judaism.
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118
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004157002
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9789047418931
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December 2006
€127,00
$153.00

Michael Segal

In light of numerous contradictions between passages in Jubilees, this study proposes a new, literary-critical method to understand the development of the book. This analysis is significant for the interpretation of the diverse ideological and theological viewpoints found in Jubilees.
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117
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ISBN: 
9789004150577
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9789047419488
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March 2007
€117,60
$142.20
€196,00
$237.00

Estēe Dvorjetski

This book deals with leisure, pleasure and healing at the spas in the eastern Mediterranean basin since the biblical era throughout the Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine, and early Muslim periods focusing on daily life, healing cults, medical recommendations and treatments at the curative spas.
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116
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004156814
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9789047420514
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June 2007
€145,20
$175.80
€242,00
$293.00

Grant Macaskill

This book examines four texts—1 Enoch, 4QInstruction, Matthew and 2 Enoch—and argues that in each the revealing of wisdom to an elect group inaugurates the eschatological period. This idea leads to the fusion of sapiential and apocalyptic elements.
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115
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ISBN: 
9789004155824
E-ISBN: 
9789047419242
Publication date: 
February 2007
€162,00
$196.00

Andrei A. Orlov

This volume represents the first attempt to study Slavonic pseudepigrapha collectively as a unique group of texts that share common theophanic and mediatorial imagery crucial for the development of early Jewish mysticism.
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114
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004154391
E-ISBN: 
9789047411246
Publication date: 
December 2006
€129,60
$156.60
€216,00
$261.00

Silvia Cappelletti

This publication on the Jewish community of Rome in ancient times provides interesting information about the development of the Jewish presence in the Capital of the Roman Empire and the cultural links this community created with the Diaspora and Eretz-Israel.
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Volume: 
113
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004151574
E-ISBN: 
9789047409700
Publication date: 
July 2006
€138,00
$167.00

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