Ancient jewish sciences and the history of knowledge in second temple literature (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Ancient jewish sciences and the history of knowledge in second temple literature

Author: Jonathan Ben-Dov; Seth Sanders
Publisher: New York : New York University press and Istitute for the Study of the Ancient world, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the tension between the hegemony of central scientific traditions and local scientific enterprises, showing the relevance of ancient data to contemporary postcolonial historiography of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Ben-Dov; Seth Sanders
ISBN: 9781479823048 147982304X
OCLC Number: 1137131849
Description: 275 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments 1. IntroductionJonathan Ben-Dov and Seth L. Sanders2. Enoch and the Beginnings of Jewish Interest in Natural SciencePhilip Alexander 3. Enoch's ScienceJames VanderKam 4. "I Was Shown Another Calculation" (.????? ???? ?????i): The Language of Knowledge in Aramaic Enoch and Priestly HebrewSeth L. Sanders 5. Philological and Epistemological Remarks on Enoch's Science: Response to Papers by Seth L. Sanders and James VanderKamLoren Stuckenbruck 6. Ideals of Science: The Infrastructure of Scientific Activity in Apocalyptic Literature and in the YahadJonathan Ben-Dov 7. Networks of Scholars: The Transmission of Astronomical and Astrological Learning between Babylonians, Greeks and JewsMladen Popovic8. "Ancient Jewish Sciences" and the Historiography of Judaism Annette Yoshiko Reed A Bibliography for Ancient Jewish Sciences Index
Responsibility: editors Jonathan Ben-Dov and Seth Sanders.

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It will open doors to new areas of importance for the study of ancient Judaism and its culture as well as for the study of ancient sciences. -- Professor Francesca Rochberg, UC Berkeley

 
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