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Title Religion and society in Roman Palestine : old questions, new approaches / edited by Douglas R. Edwards
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2004
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Contents Constructing the world of Roman Palestine / Douglas R. Edwards -- First century Jewish Galilee / Mordechai Aviam -- Jewish settlement in the southeastern Hula Valley in the first century C.E. / Idan Shaked, Dina Avshalom-Gorni -- The Galilean response to earliest Christianity / Milton Moreland -- Language and writing in early Roman Galilee / Esther Eshel, Douglas R. Edwards -- Dionysos and Herakles in Galilee / Sean Freyne -- The first-century synagogue / Lee Levine -- City coins and Roman power in Palestine / Mark Chancey -- Imagined households / Cynthia Baker -- Gender, difference and everyday life / Miriam Peskowitz -- Why scroll jars? / Jodi Magness -- Qumran and the Dead Sea scrolls / Magen Broshi, Hanan Eshel -- Opening up our view / Jurgen Zangenberg
Summary A collection of papers focussing on the contributions made by archaeology to the understanding of society in Palestine in the Roman period. The papers enable the two ways of evidence to interact in an unprecedented way
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Jews -- History -- 168 B.C.-135 A.D.
Jews -- Palestine -- Social conditions.
Qumran community.
Galilee (Israel) -- Civilization.
Palestine -- Antiquities.
Palestine -- Social conditions.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Edwards, Douglas R.
ISBN 0203409566 (electronic bk.)
9780203409565 (electronic bk.)