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Jews, Judaism and the Classical World: Studies in Jewish History in the Times of the Second Temple and Talmud
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Jews, Judaism and the Classical World: Studies in Jewish History in the Times of the Second Temple and Talmud

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Magnes Press 1977

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The studies here presented cover a span of time beginning with the Hasmoneans and the earliest intervention of Roman power in the land of Israel—that is, from the second and first pre-Christian centuries—and extended as far as the third and fourth centuries of the present era. Most of the questions dealt with or originate in the inner world of Judaism and Jewish law (halacha). However, the issues are examined in relation to other factors as well, such as the Hellenistic literature of the Jews, early Christian traditions, and classical culture as a whole.

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  • Title: Jews, Judaism and the Classical World: Studies in Jewish History in the Times of the Second Temple and Talmud
  • Author: Gedalyahu Alon
  • Publisher: Magnes Press
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Pages: 512

About Gedalyahu Alon

Gedalyahu Alon (1901–1950) was one of the first graduates of The Hebrew University and taught Talmud and Jewish History there. Alon clarified many problems in the development of halakhah and the evolution of the social history of the Jews. Alon's works combined an exhaustive acquaintance with source materials, and placed the history of Palestinian Jewry in the first centuries of the Common Era upon a new basis.

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