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Jewish martyrs in the pagan and Christian worlds

Author: Shmuel Shepkaru
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An examination of Jewish martyrdom in the context of Christianity revealing their martyrological interaction.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Shepkaru, Shmuel.
Jewish martyrs in the pagan and Christian worlds.
Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005010535
(OCoLC)59098854
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shmuel Shepkaru
ISBN: 9780511345258 0511345259 0511344546 9780511344541 9780521842815 0521842816 0511344155 9780511344152 9780511499111 0511499116
OCLC Number: 1104392564
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xii, 414 pages)
Contents: Mythic martyrs --
Between God and Caesar --
"It is written in the law" --
Byzantine burnt offerings --
Zarfat --
Ve-Ashkenaz : traditional manifestations --
Ve-Ashkenaz : manifestations of a milieu --
Singing in the fire --
Fire from heaven --
Shifting paradigms.
Responsibility: Shmuel Shepkaru.

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This book is about the evolution of Jewish martyrdom in the Pagan and Christian worlds, with a brief discussion on the Holocaust in the conclusion. The study's main goal is to explain how and why  Read more...

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