The Cambridge History of Judaism: Volume 2, The Hellenistic Age

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W. D. Davies, William David Davies, Louis Finkelstein, William Horbury, John Sturdy, Cambridge University Press, Steven T. Katz, Mitchell Bryan Hart, Tony Michels, Jonathan Karp, Adam Sutcliffe, Robert Chazan
Cambridge University Press, 1984 - Religion - 758 pages
This is the second of four volumes covering the history of Judaism from the Persian period, roughly 539-322 BCE, to the Tannaitic period, which culminated in the codification of the Mishnah around 250 CE. The volume describes both the rejection and adoption of Hellenism by Judaism.
 

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Contents

The political and social history of Palestine from
35
Hebrew Aramaic and Greek in the Hellenistic age
79
The Diaspora in the Hellenistic age
115
The interpenetration of Judaism and Hellenism in
167
The men of the Great Synagogue circa 400170 B C E
229
The Pharisaic leadership after the Great Synagogue
245
Antiochus IV
278
The Hasmonean revolt and the Hasmonean dynasty
292
period
409
The book of Daniel
504
The matrix of apocalyptic
524
The Septuagint and its Hebrew text 334
534
The Targumim 363
563
The Samaritans
591
The growth of anti Judaism or the Greek attitude
614
Bibliographies
657

Jewish literature in Hebrew and Aramaic in the Greek
352
JewishGreek literature of the Greek period
385
Chronological table
717
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