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Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity : pagan, Judaic, Christian

Author: Jacob Neusner; Alan J Avery-Peck
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007.
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"The Encyclopedia of Religious and Philosophical Writings in Late Antiquity offers easily accessible introductions to the content and historical setting of the main writings of Greco-Roman paganism, early Judaism, and formative Christianity from the period of Alexander the Great to Mohammed. Examining over seven hundred ancient texts, the Encyclopedia provides for each document details of authorship and provenance,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Neusner; Alan J Avery-Peck
ISBN: 9780391041400 0391041401 9789004226869 9004226869
OCLC Number: 137334618
Description: viii, 467 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
List of contributors --
Abbreviations --
Encyclopedia of religious and philosophical writings in late antiquity --
Authors and entries --
Index of ancient authors.
Responsibility: editors in chief, Jacob Neusner, Alan J. Avery-Peck ; consulting editor, William Scott Green ; editors, Robert Berchman [and others] ; associate editors, Francesca Calabi, Alan Crown, Paul V.M. Flesher ; contributing editors, Louis Feldman, Ithamar Gruenwald.
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