The Jews Among the Greeks and...

The book is a study of the contribution of the Jews to the modern civilization. The Romans and Greeks were originators of a great many elements of our civilization, but the Jews' impact was no less real or lasting. There was a time when Greek and Roman and Jew were in free contact. The results of this contact the author skillfully explores.

ILLUSTRATIONSARCH OF TITUS, ROME .......................................... Frontispiece RUINS OF THE AMPHITHEATER AT GERASA ( JERASH), GILEAD, PALESTINE .................... facing page 62 ANTIOCHUS ( IV) EPIPHANES, AFTER A COIN ( from a Drawing by Ralph Iligan) ........... “ “ 136 GREEK INSCRIPTION, FOUND ON SITE OF TEMPLE AREA, FORBIDDING GENTILES TO PASS BEYOND THE INNER TEMPLE WALLS AT JERUSALEM................................................. “ “ 186 RUINS OF AN ANCIENT SYNAGOGUE AT MEROM, GALILEE, PALESTINE ( Roman Period) ....... “ “ 216 TOMBS OF THE KINGS, VALLEY OF KEDRON, JERUSALEM ( from Wilson’s “ Jerusalem”) .. “ “ 268 SYMBOLS AND INSCRIPTIONS FROM JEWISH CATA-COMBS AND CEMETERIES IN ROME ( from Garrucci) ............................... between pages 310  and 311   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C  | I n d e x For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

The Jews Among the Greeks and Romans


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FRONT MATTERThe Arch of TitusTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PagePREFACECONTENTSILLUSTRATIONSINTRODUCTIONI. GREEK RELIGIOUS CONCEPTSII. ROMAN RELIGIOUS CONCEPTSIII. GREEK AND ROMAN CONCEPTS OF RACEIV. SKETCH OF JEWISH HISTORY BETWEEN NEBUCHADNEZZAR AND CONSTANTINEV. INTERNAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE JEWS DURING THE PERSIAN PERIODVI. THE FIRST CONTACT BETWEEN GREEK AND JEWVII. EGYPTVIII. JEWS IN PTOLEMAIC EGYPTIX. THE STRUGGLE AGAINST GREEK CULTURE IN PALESTINEX. ANTIOCHUS THE MANIFEST GODXI. THE JEWISH PROPAGANDAXII. THE OPPOSITIONXIII. THE OPPOSITION IN ITS SOCIAL ASPECTXIV. THE PHILOSOPHIC OPPOSITIONXV. THE ROMANSXVI. JEWS IN ROME DURING THE EARLY EMPIREXVII. THE JEWS OF THE EMPIRE TILL THE REVOLTXVIII. THE REVOLT OF 68 C. E.XIX. THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ROMAN JEWISH COMMUNITYXX. THE FINAL REVOLTS OF THE JEWSXXI. THE LEGAL POSITION OF THE JEWS IN THE LATER EMPIRESUMMARYNOTESBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEX
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