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.

CONTENTS PAGEIntroduction ......................................................... 13 I. Greek Religious Concepts ................................... 21 II. Roman Religious Concepts ................................. 40 III. Greek and Roman Concepts of Race .................. 48 IV. Sketch of Jewish History between Nebuchadnez-zar and Constantine ...................................... 56 V. Internal Development of the Jews during the Persian Period ............................................... 66 VI. The First Contact between Greek and Jew ........ 76 VII. Egypt ................................................................... 90 VIII. Jews in Ptolemaic Egypt ..................................... 104 IX. The Struggle against Greek Culture in Palestine 118 X. Antiochus the Manifest God ............................... 135 XI. The Jewish Propaganda ...................................... 148 XII. The Opposition .................................................... 163 XIII. The Opposition in Its Social Aspect .................... 176 XIV. The Philosophic Opposition ................................ 191 XV. The Romans ........................................................ 210 XVI. Jews in Rome during the Early Empire ............. 236 XVII. The Jews of the Empire till the Revolt ............... 257 XVIII. The Revolt of 68 C. E. .......................................... 287 XIX. The Development of the Roman Jewish Com-munity ........................................................... 304 XX. The Final Revolts of the Jews ............................. 328 XXI. The Legal Position of the Jews in the Later Empire .......................................................... 350 Summary ............................................................. 368 Notes .................................................................... 373 Bibliography ........................................................ 415 Index .................................................................... 417   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

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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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