Discovering Second Temple literature : the scriptures and stories that shaped early Judaism (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Discovering Second Temple literature : the scriptures and stories that shaped early Judaism

Author: Malka Z Simkovich
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press ; Philadelphia (PA) : The Jewish Publication Society, [2018] ©2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the world of the Second Temple period (539 BCE-70 CE), in particular the vastly diverse stories, commentaries, and other documents written by Jews during the last three centuries of this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Giudaismo. Storia
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malka Z Simkovich
ISBN: 9780827612655 0827612656
OCLC Number: 1203488984
Description: xxviii, 354 pagine ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: In Search of the Second Temple Era Timeline Part 1. The Modern Recovery of Second Temple Literature Chapter 1. The Cairo Genizah Chapter 2. Manuscripts and Monasteries Chapter 3. The Dead Sea Scrolls Part 2. Jewish Life in the Second Temple PeriodChapter 4. Jerusalem Chapter 5. Alexandria Chapter 6. Antioch Part 3. The Worldviews of Second Temple WritersChapter 7. The Wisdom Seekers Chapter 8. The Sectarians Chapter 9. Interpreters of Israelite History Chapter 10. Josephus Flavius Part 4. The Holy Texts of Second Temple JudaismChapter 11. The Codified Bible Chapter 12. Rewriting the Bible Chapter 13. The Expanded Bible Conclusion Glossary of Key Names, Places, and Books Notes Bibliography General Index Index by Passage
Responsibility: Malka Z. Simkovich.

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