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Studies in Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (Arbeiten zur Geschichte des antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums, Volume 87)

By Pieter W. van der Horst

Over the last forty five years Professor Pieter W. van der Horst contributed widely to the examine of historical Judaism and early Christianity. The 24 papers during this quantity, written on account that his early retirement in 2006, hide quite a lot of issues, them all about the spiritual international of Judaism and Christianity within the Hellenistic, Roman, and early Byzantine period. They mirror his examine pursuits in Jewish epigraphy, Jewish interpretation of the Bible, Jewish prayer tradition, the diaspora in Asia Minor, exegetical difficulties within the writings of Philo and Josephus, Samaritan background, texts from historic Christianity that have got little awareness (the poems of Cyrus of Panopolis, the Doctrina Jacobi nuper baptizati, the Letter of Mara bar Sarapion), and miscellanea similar to the pagan fable of Jewish cannibalism, the which means of the Greek expression ‘without God,’ the non secular value of sneezing in pagan antiquity, and the diversity of reports approximately pious long-sleepers within the historic global (pagan, Jewish, Christian).

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Riedweg, Pythagoras: Leben – Lehre – Nachwirkung, München: Beck, 2002, 120–128. 6 Diodorus Siculus, Bibl. Hist. 10. 10. 7 Diogenes Laertius, Vitae philos. Prooemium 12; for different types see Cicero, Tusc. five. 8–9; Jamblichus, De vita Pyth. 12[58]. 1; Clement of Alexandria, Strom. 1. sixty one; Augustine, Civ. Dei eight. 2. eight See the reviews in G. S. Kirk, J. E. Raven and M. Schofield, The Presocratic Philosophers, Cambridge: Cambridge college Press, 1983 (2nd ed. ), 216–218. H. Diels & W. Kranz, Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker, vol.

Beherrscht . . . die Darstellung der Rückführung schlechthin. ” Ibid. sixty nine he states that the avoidance of intermarriage is “das wichtigste Thema der ParJer. ” L. H. Schiffman, “The Samaritans in Tannaitic Halakhah,” JQR seventy five (1984/85) 323 (323–350). Cf. Schaller, Paralipomena 747 notice 9a: “Ein solcher Bußruf ist im Rahmen der erhaltenen antik-jüdischen Äusserungen über die Samaritaner einmalig. ” chapter 17 the parable of Jewish Cannibalism A bankruptcy within the background of Antisemitism First Encounters the 1st encounters among Jews and Greeks identified to us quite often left one of the Greeks a slightly confident influence of the Jews.

Fifty four 50 fifty one fifty two fifty three fifty four symbiôsis). For a hymn “for God (. . . ) and his first angel, Jesus Christ” see Mitchell, Anatolia, II 100–102 with n. 406. For an tricky presentation of the issues of categorization see Mitchell, Anatolia, II 11–51. Mitchell, “The Cult of Theos Hypsistos,” 108. Mitchell, “The Cult of Theos Hypsistos,” 119 [my addition]. C. Ap. 2. 282. Or. 18. five (PG 35:989–991). Mitchell adduces different Patristic proof besides. 156 bankruptcy 15 A pagan affirmation of those Jewish and Christian descriptions are available in Juvenal’s recognized Satire 14.

22 That περίβολος can suggest a synagogue is proved via a passage in Philo, Flacc. forty eight, and doubtless by way of a synagogue inscription from 19 20 21 22 See on those and different passages A. Mendelson, Philo’s Jewish id, Atlanta: students Press, 1988, 82–86. Examples of pagan accusations of Jewish indolence at the Sabbath are Seneca ap. Augustine, Civ. Dei 6. eleven; Juvenal, Sat. 14. 96–106; Tacitus, Hist. five. four. 1. those passages are nrs. 186, 281, and 301 in M. Stern, Greek and Latin Authors on Jews and Judaism [= GLAJJ], three vols.

Bar-Kochva, clone of the Jews in Greek Literature, Berkeley – la: collage of California Press, 2010, 40–89. © koninklijke brill nv, leiden, ���4 | doi ��. ��63/9789��427����_��8 174 bankruptcy 17 Hellenistic period Greek intellectuals weren't reluctant to talk about Jews in a favorable tone. five nonetheless rather unfastened from anti-Jewish sentiments are the fragments of Hecataeus of Abdera (beginning of the Hellenistic period) during which he describes the origins and early heritage of the Jewish humans and doesn't cover his admiration for Moses – he referred to as him a guy that excelled in knowledge and braveness.

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