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 Zuleika Rodgers

The encounter between interpretation and history in the writings of Josephus provides the conceptual framework for this collection of essays. In particular, the question of historical method, both ancient and modern, is explored from a variety of perspectives.
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110
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004150089
E-ISBN: 
9789047409069
Publication date: 
November 2006
€188,00
$228.00

Giuseppe Veltri

The book deals with the process of canonization of the Greek Torah; the use and abuse of the translation(s) of Aquila in Patristic and Rabbinic literature and the substitution of Aquila by Onkelos in Babylonian academies.
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Volume: 
109
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004149939
Publication date: 
March 2006
€148,00
$177.00

Maria Brutti

With a rigorous use of the sources, the book throws new light on the High Priesthood (301-152 BCE). Setting this institution in the widest contest of the interaction between the Judaic and Hellenistic world, it gives a valid contribution to the international research in this field.
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Volume: 
108
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004149106
Publication date: 
March 2006
€154,00
$186.00

Louis H. Feldman

This book is a collection of 26 previously published articles, with a number of additions and corrections, and a long new introduction on "The Influence of Hellenism on Jews in Palestine in the Hellenistic Period."
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Volume: 
107
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004149069
E-ISBN: 
9789047408734
Publication date: 
June 2006
€281,00
$340.00

Edited by Carol Bakhos

This important collection of essays by leading scholars of rabbinics reflects the current methodological approaches to the study of midrash. The volume situates midrash within the broader contexts of hermeneutics, rabbinics and postmodern studies, and thus presents a comprehensive view of the...
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Volume: 
106
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004138704
Publication date: 
December 2005
€167,00
$202.00

James R. Davila

This book analyzes a substantial corpus of Old Testament pseudepigrapha, proposing a methodology for understanding them first in the social context of their earliest (Christian) manuscripts and inferring still earlier Jewish or other origins only as required by positive evidence.
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Volume: 
105
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004137523
Publication date: 
November 2005
€148,00
$177.00

Edited by Joseph Sievers and Gaia Lembi

This volume focuses on the interplay between Josephus’ Judean identity and his Roman context. After treating historiographical and literary issues, it addresses Josephus’ presentation of Judaism and of historical “facts”. A final section deals with the transmission of his works.
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Volume: 
104
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004141797
Publication date: 
September 2005
€180,00
$217.00

Stefan Beyerle

This monograph studies the theological motivations behind certain Jewish apocalypses by focusing on the mighty acts of God recounted in these writings. Three prominent motifs, among others, receive attention here: theophanies, portrayals of the resurrection, and "new creation".
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Volume: 
103
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004131163
Publication date: 
June 2005
€191,00
$233.00

Alexei M. Sivertsev

This book suggests a new approach to the social history of Jewish religious movements in the Second Temple and early Rabbinic periods. It argues that most of these movements and their traditions emerged within the context of complex interaction between traditional families and disciple circles.
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Volume: 
102
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004144477
Publication date: 
August 2005
€142,00
$171.00

Jacob Neusner

A systematic study of the canonical construction of Rabbinic categories, Halakhic, then Aggadic, followed by a comparison of the theological category-formations in Rabbinic Judaism, generative vs. inert, primary vs. subordinate.
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Volume: 
101
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004145788
Publication date: 
September 2005
€191,00
$233.00

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