Hellenism in the Land of Israel
John Joseph Collins, Gregory E. Sterling
University of Notre Dame, Jan 1, 2001 - History - 343 pages
The variety of ways in which Jews in Israel responded to and appropriated Greek culture is the subject of this volume. The contributors provide corroborating evidence of the influence of Greek culture in Judea and Galilee, from before the Maccabean revolt on into the rabbinic period.
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