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The Resource The image of the Jews in Greek literature : the Hellenistic Period, Bezalel Bar-Kochva

The image of the Jews in Greek literature : the Hellenistic Period, Bezalel Bar-Kochva

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The image of the Jews in Greek literature : the Hellenistic Period
Title
The image of the Jews in Greek literature
Title remainder
the Hellenistic Period
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Bezalel Bar-Kochva
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Language
eng
Summary
This landmark contribution to ongoing debates about perceptions of the Jews in antiquity examines the attitudes of Greek writers of the Hellenistic period toward the Jewish people. Among the leading Greek intellectuals who devoted special attention to the Jews were Theophrastus (the successor of Aristotle), Hecataeus of Abdera (the father of "scientific" ethnography), and Apollonius Molon (probably the greatest rhetorician of the Hellenistic world). Bezalel Bar-Kochva examines the references of these writers and others to the Jews in light of their literary output and personal background; thei
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Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • The S. Mark Taper Foundation imprint in Jewish studies
  • Hellenistic culture and society
Series volume
51
The image of the Jews in Greek literature : the Hellenistic Period, Bezalel Bar-Kochva
Label
The image of the Jews in Greek literature : the Hellenistic Period, Bezalel Bar-Kochva
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1ppv5r
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 543-576) and index
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online resource
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Contents
Introduction -- Part I. From Alexander and the Successors to the Religious Persecutions of Antiochus Epiphanes (333-168 B.C.E.) -- Theophrastus on Jewish Sacrificial Practices and the Jews as a Community of Philosophers -- Aristotle, the Learned Jew, and the Indian Kalanoi in Clearchus -- The Jewish Ethnography by Hecataeus of Abdera -- Megasthenes on the "Physics" of the Greeks, Brahmans and the Jews -- Hermippus of Smyrna on Pythagoras, the Jews, and the Thracian -- The Diachronic Libels and Accusations (A): Mnaseas of Patara and the Origins and Developments of the Ass Libel -- Part II. The Hasmonaean Period: From the Jewish Revolt to the Roman Conquest (167-63 B.C.E.) -- The Diachronic Libels and Accusations (B): The Seleucid Court Historian and the Blood Libel -- Agatharchides of Cnidus on the Sabbath as a Superstition -- The Diachronic Libels and Accusations (C): Lysimachus of Alexandria and the Egyptian Hostile Accounts of the Exodus -- Posidonius of Apamea (A): The Man and his Writings -- Posidonius of Apamea (B): The Jewish Ethnography in Strabo's Geographica; Mosaic Judaism versus Second Temple Judaism -- Posidonius of Apamea (C): Josephus on the Siege of Jerusalem by Antiochus VII Sidetes (132/1 B.C.E.); Antiochus the Pious and Hyrcanus the Tyrant -- Posidonius of Apamea (D): The Anti-Jewish Libels and Accusations in Diodorus and Apion -- The Geographical Description of Jerusalem by Timochares. the Siege, and the Libels -- The Anti-Jewish Ethnographic Treatise by Apollonius Molon -- Conclusion -- Appendix: The God of Moses in Strabo / Ivor Ludlam
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