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Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism (John J Collins) Hardcover Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2010) 9780802825490
Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism (John J Collins) Hardcover Book, (Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co, 2010) 9780802825490
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Title: Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism

Author: Collins, John J

Additional Authors or Contributors: Daniel Harlow (eds)

Publisher: Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co; Publication Date: 2010

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780802825490

Volumes: 1; Pages: 1397

List Price in Hardcover: $95.00 Our price: $63.99

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The Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism the first reference work ever on Judaism in the Greco-Roman age

This comprehensive and authoritative volume is the first reference work devoted exclusively to Second Temple Judaism. A striking and innovative project, it combines the best features of a survey and a reference work:

* 13 major essays synthesizing significant aspects of Judaism in the period between Alexander the Great and the Bar Kokhba Revolt

* 520 alphabetical entries, many with cross-references and all with select bibliographies

* 130 illustrations, including photos, drawings, and plans

* 24 maps

* 270 authors from 20 countries

The Eerdmans Dictionary of Early Judaism is ecumenical and international in character, bringing together the contributions of a superb group of Jewish, Christian, and other scholars. With equal attention paid to literary and nonliterary (archaeological and epigraphic) evidence, this substantial volume will prove to be an invaluable resource for scholars, students, and general readers alike.

Table of Contents

Preface

Consulting Editors

Contributors

Alphabetical List of Entries

Topical List of Entries

List of Maps

Chronology

Abbreviations

Essays

Early Judaism in Modern Scholarship

John J. Collins

Jewish History from Alexander to Hadrian

Chris Seeman and Adam Kolman Marshak

Judaism in the Land of Israel

James C. VanderKam

Judaism in the Diaspora

Erich S. Gruen

The Jewish Scriptures: Texts, Versions, Canons

Eugene Ulrich

Early Jewish Biblical Interpretation

James L. Kugel

Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

Loren T. Stuckenbruck

Dead Sea Scrolls

Eibert Tigchelaar

Early Jewish Literature Written in Greek

Katell Berthelot

Archaeology, Papyri, and Inscriptions

J�rgen K. Zangenberg

Jews among Greeks and Romans

Miriam Pucci Ben Zeev

Early Judaism and Early Christianity

Daniel C. Harlow

Early Judaism and Rabbinic Judaism

Lawrence H. Schiffman

Dictionary Entries A-Z



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