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Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire A History of the Book of Zerubbabel
ISBN: HB: 9780674057623, Harvard University Press, February 2017
232 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm
The seventh-century CE Hebrew work "Sefer Zerubbabel" ("Book of Zerubbabel"), composed during the period of conflict between Persia and the Byzantine Empire for control over Palestine, is the first full-fledged messianic narrative in Jewish literatur...
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Menorah From the Bible to Modern Israel
ISBN: HB: 9780674088795, Harvard University Press, November 2016
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 50 colour illus.
The menorah, the seven-branched candelabrum, has traversed millennia as a living symbol of Judaism and the Jewish people. Naturally, it did not pass through the ages unaltered. "The Menorah" explores the cultural and intellectual history of the Weste...
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Building a Public Judaism Synagogues and Jewish Identity in Nineteenth-Century Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674059894, Harvard University Press, December 2012
360 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 20 halftones
Nineteenth-century Europe saw an unprecedented rise in the number of synagogues. "Building a Public Judaism" considers what their architecture and the circumstances surrounding their construction reveal about the social progress of modern European Je...
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Biblical Translation in the Making The Evolution and Impact of Saadia Gaon's "Tafsir"
ISBN: HB: 9780674033351, Harvard University Press, June 2011
198 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In his youth, R. Saadia Gaon (882-942 C.E.) dreamed of publishing a new translation of the Torah for Arabic-speaking Jews to replace the overly literal ones in vogue at the time. It would be a proper translation, conforming to the tenets of both trad...
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Scribal Culture and the Making of the Hebrew Bible
ISBN: PB: 9780674032545, Harvard University Press, April 2009
416 pp., 22.6x15.2 cm
We think of the Hebrew Bible as the Book – and yet it was produced by a largely nonliterate culture in which writing, editing, copying, interpretation, and public reading were the work of a professional elite. The scribes of ancient Israel are indeed...
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Josephus, Volume IX: Jewish Antiquities, Books 12-13 Loeb Classical Library 365
ISBN: HB: 9780674995772, Harvard University Press, October 1998
528 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, was a Jew born at Jerusalem about 37 CE. A man of high descent, he early became learned in Jewish law and Greek literature and was a Pharisee. After pleading in Rome the cause of some Jewish priests he returne...
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Josephus, Volume V: Jewish Antiquities, Books 1-3 Loeb Classical Library 242
ISBN: HB: 9780674995758, Harvard University Press, October 1998
512 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, was a Jew born at Jerusalem about 37 CE. A man of high descent, he early became learned in Jewish law and Greek literature and was a Pharisee. After pleading in Rome the cause of some Jewish priests he returne...
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Josephus, Volume VI: Jewish Antiquities, Books 4-6 Loeb Classical Library 490
ISBN: HB: 9780674995390, Harvard University Press, October 1998
544 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, was a Jew born at Jerusalem about 37 CE. A man of high descent, he early became learned in Jewish law and Greek literature and was a Pharisee. After pleading in Rome the cause of some Jewish priests he returne...
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Josephus, Volume VII: Jewish Antiquities, Books 7-8 Loeb Classical Library 281
ISBN: HB: 9780674995765, Harvard University Press, October 1998
456 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, was a Jew born at Jerusalem about 37 CE. A man of high descent, he early became learned in Jewish law and Greek literature and was a Pharisee. After pleading in Rome the cause of some Jewish priests he returne...
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Josephus, Volume X: Jewish Antiquities, Books 14-15 Loeb Classical Library 489
ISBN: HB: 9780674995383, Harvard University Press, October 1998
496 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Josephus, soldier, statesman, historian, was a Jew born at Jerusalem about 37 CE. A man of high descent, he early became learned in Jewish law and Greek literature and was a Pharisee. After pleading in Rome the cause of some Jewish priests he returne...
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