Late antique, early christian and jewish gems: introduction around the middle of the 3rd century ad gems engraved with christian. This article focuses on the history of jewish-christian polemics from late antiquity through the middle ages one could find polemical intent in. The book the end of sacrifice: religious transformations in late antiquity, guy g the religious transformations that marked late antiquity represent an enigma religion: christianity | comparative studies and history of religion | judaism. “ancient jewish sciences and the historiography of judaism,” in j ben- dov and s l sanders, the roman empire: the poetics of power in late antiquity.
The significance of the depiction of the sun god as the central figure of the zodiac mosaics found in many palestinian synagogues of late antiquity has been long. Abstract recent years have seen a steady rise in the scholarly interest in intermediary beings in late antique judaism the present article traces developments.  the twenty or more classrooms now exposed in the late antique in the actual relations between christians and jews in late antiquity. Social justice and the legitimacy of slavery: the role of philosophical asceticism from ancient judaism to late antiquity ilaria l e ramelli oxford: oxford.
The california consortium for the study of late antiquity explore the dynamic intersections between judaism and other mediterranean religious traditions,. Under roman rule, the vast majority of jews lived outside of palestine-in the regions of cyrenaica (modern day libya), egypt, syria, asia minor, greece, italy, . The synagogue in late antiquity / edited by lee i levine sponsored by the center for synagogue studies, the jewish theological seminary of america and . In the century, the jewish community flourished gaza was the main port for jewish commerce in the holy land more than this, over the next few centuries,. What, in judaism, is meant by law - is the fresh perspective in which this work is presented the volume provides first an overview, followed by a systematic,.
How and why did the synagogue become a central institution in late antiquity the destruction of the jerusalem temple, judaism's most holy site, in the year. These two volumes introduce the sources of judaism in late antiquity to scholars in adjacent fields, such as the study of the old and new testaments, ancient. Thirteen foremost scholars describe the views of death, life after death, resurrection, and the world-to-come set forth in the literary evidence for late antique.
I am just emerging from a colloquium that earlier this week i co-organized with ishay rosen-zvi on “jews and judaism in late antiquity. In many ways, the relationship of the qur'an and the early islamic community to late antique judaism and christianity is absolutely central to the. The subsequent chapters comprise case studies from late ancient christian and jewish sources, asking what lies beyond authority as a primary tool of analysis . The jewish catacombs of rome represent the largest body of archaeological evidence it is entitled the cambridge encyclopedia of late antique art and.
Adiel schremer‟s brothers estranged: heresy, christianity and jewish identity in late antiquity represents the latest contribution to academic discourse about. In this first paperback edition of a volume originally published by mohr siebeck in 2003, stellar international scholars question whether there in fact was a. Judaism in late antiquity (ca 250 to 565) a problem of sources we have little information about judaeans in late antiquity the talmudic gemara gives us in. Alexei m sivertsev, judaism and imperial ideology in late antiquity cambridge and new york: cambridge university press, 2011 viii, 247 p $8500 isbn 978 .
Lee i levine visual judaism in late antiquity: historical contexts of jewish art new haven: yale university press, 2013 illustrations x + 582 pp $5000 (cloth) . A new type of jewish art emerged in late antiquity, when artists produced visual depictions that had not existed earlier within a jewish context—figural images. The first critical editions and english translations of the two syriac recensions of a fascinating text which narrates the story of a young jewish child, asher. Judaism and imperial ideology in late antiquity and byzantine cultural contexts, and the figure of the last roman emperor in christian and jewish tradition.