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Author Neis, Rachel, author.

Title The sense of sight in rabbinic culture : Jewish ways of seeing in late antiquity / Rachel Neis
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 319 pages)
Series Greek culture in the Roman world
Greek culture in the Roman world.
Contents Visual theory -- God-gazing and homovisuality -- Heterovisuality, face-bread and cherubs -- Visual eros -- Eyeing idols -- Seeing sages
Summary Explores the power of sight for ancient rabbis across the realms of divinity, sexuality, idolatry and rabbinic subjectivity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-306) and indexes
Notes English
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Subject Jews -- Iraq -- Social life and customs
Jews -- Palestine -- Social life and customs.
Rabbis -- Iraq -- History -- To 1500
Rabbis -- Palestine -- History -- To 1500
Vision -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Civilization.
Jews -- Social life and customs.
Rabbis.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies.
Vision -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Iraq -- Civilization -- To 634.
Palestine -- Civilization
Iraq.
Middle East -- Palestine.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Form Electronic book
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