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This quantity comprises twenty-seven interdisciplinary essays written by way of Tessa Rajak, a well known student, on elements of Judaism within the Greco-Roman international. The essays derive from the author's long-standing pursuits within the research of texts as files of cultural and non secular interplay, and in how Jewish groups have been woven into the social cloth of Greek towns within the Hellenistic and Roman East. The e-book is split into 4 sections: Greeks and Jews, Josephus, The Jewish Diaspora and Epigraphy, and an epilogue, which addresses glossy makes use of and abuses of the Greek-Jewish polarity as exemplified by means of 3 nineteenth-century writers. students and scholars from a large choice of backgrounds will profit. This booklet has additionally been released in hardback, please click on the following for information.

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