Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology
Lawrence Mitchell Wills
Oxford University Press, 2002 - Religion - 298 pages
This volume brings together for the first time all of the ancient Jewish novels and fragments of novels. Written at about the same time as the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament, but before the period of Rabbinic Judaism, these texts reveal the ambiguities and conflicts encountered by Jews in this period.
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Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology from the Greco-Roman Period
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