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Jewish Perspectives on Hellenistic Rulers (Hellenistic Culture and Society)

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Published by University of California Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Jewish Studies,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient - General,
  • Middle East - General,
  • History / Ancient / General,
  • 168 B.C.-135 A.D,
  • Civilization,
  • Congresses,
  • Greek influences,
  • Jews,
  • Judaism,
  • Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsTessa Rajak (Editor), Sarah Pearce (Editor), James Aitken (Editor), Jennifer Dines (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10434887M
    ISBN 100520250842
    ISBN 109780520250840

    The much-debated evidence of a Hellenistic “Most High” God does not reflect a turn towards a uniform “pagan monotheism”. The modern terms “polytheism” and “monotheism” are not suitable for the description of the complexity of the interactions within the Hellenistic world from the 2nd century BCE until the 6th century CE. Influence. The major literary product of the contact of Judaism and Hellenistic culture is the Septuagint, as well as the Book of Wisdom, Sirach, apocrypha and pseudepigraphic apocalyptic literature (such as the Assumption of Moses, the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs, the Book of Baruch, the Greek Apocalypse of Baruch.

      Jewish Rulers During the New Testament Era Herod the Great. The Romans allowed natives of Palestine to rule under their authority. One of the most significant of these Jewish rulers was Herod the Great. He was required to gain control of Palestine by force. With the help of Romans troops, he was able to accomplish this in three months. The First Book of the Maccabees. I Maccabees presents a historical account of political, military, and diplomatic events from the time of Judaea’s relationship with Antiochus IV Epiphanes of Syria (reigned –/ bc) to the death (/ bc) of Simon Maccabeus, high priest in describes the refusal of Mattathias to perform pagan religious rites, the ensuing Jewish revolt.

    The Greek language replaced Aramaic as the principal language for trade, education, and international relations. The cities of the Decapolis (east of Galilee and Samaria), mentioned in the New Testament, were centers of Hellenistic culture. Jewish people lived in towns and cities throughout the Hellenistic . The Maccabean Revolt. Palestine in the Hellenistic Age. Jewish History from BCE - CE. Ancient Jewish History. Jewish History and : Pierre Vidal-Naquet.


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Jewish Perspectives on Hellenistic Rulers will be an indispensable reference work for anyone working on virtually any aspect of Hellenistic Jewish studies."—Sara Raup Johnson, author of Historical Fictions and Hellenistic Jewish Identity: Third Maccabees in its Cultural Context.

The essays consider the kings, queens, and power figures of the Hellenistic dynasties, as well as ancient Israelite kings, the Babylonian and Persian rulers of the Bible, Parthians, and Romans.

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