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Religion And Society In Roman Palestine

Author : Douglas R. Edwards
ISBN : 9781134402885
Genre : History
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This collection of papers combines important archaeological and textual evidence to examine diverse aspects of religion and society in Roman Palestine. A range of international experts provide an unprecedented look at issues of acculturation, assimilation and the preservation of difference in the multicultural climate of Palestine in the Roman period. Key themes include: * the nature of ethnicity and ritual * the character of public and private space in Jewish society * the role of gender and space * the role of peasants * the impact of Roman rule * ritual and the regional framework of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls. Religion and Society in Roman Palestine will be relevant to ancient historians, interpreters of the historical Jesus and subsequent Jesus movements, and those interested in the development of Judaism from Qu'ran to the rabbis.

Religion Ethnicity And Identity In Ancient Galilee

Author : Jürgen Zangenberg
ISBN : 3161490444
Genre : Religion
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What is a Galilean? What were the criteria of defining a person as a Galilean - archaeologically or with respect to literary sources such as Josephus or the rabbis? What role did religion play in the process of identity formation? Twenty-two articles based on papers read at conferences at Cambridge, Wuppertal and Yale by experts from 7 countries shed light on a complex region, the pivotal geographic and cultural context of both earliest Christianity and rabbinic Judaism. In these papers, ancient Galilee emerges as a dynamic region of continuous change, in which religion, 'ethnicity', and 'identity' were not static monoliths but had to be negotiated in the context of a multiform environment subject to different influences.

Severus Pius Augustus

Author : Achim Lichtenberger
ISBN : 9789004201927
Genre : History
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Examining visual evidence of the religious representation of the Roman Emperor Septimius Severus, the book offers a new look at the identity of a Roman Emperor originating in North Africa. Das Buch diskutiert anhand von Bildzeugnissen den spannenden Balanceakt des gelegentlich als 'African Emperor' bezeichneten r mischen Kaisers Septimius Severus, der sich in seiner sakralen Inszenierung sowohl als traditioneller r mischer Kaiser als auch als Freund seiner Geburtsheimat Lepcis Magna hervortat.

The Archaeology Of Difference

Author : Douglas R. Edwards
ISBN : UOM:39015064978318
Genre : Social Science
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What distinguishes an individual or a group in ancient society? How do issues of gender, ethnicity, social stratification and the view of the 'other' impact individuals, groups, and societal attitudes? Foucault in his classic work, The Archaeology of Knowledge, observes that layers of information embedded in language and society often elucidate the unspoken assumptions that individuals, groups or societies hold most dear. What is perceived to distinguish one group can carry such symbolic power that whole societies structure their laws, gender roles, ethnic identities, and views toward the other in the light of perceived differences. The ancient world was dominated by such differences. Clothing, hair, costume, housing, gender, religion, set apart one from the other. Ascertaining the rules governing difference in antiquity is challenging. Such rules were generally assumed, not clearly delineated. To determine the archaeology of difference the studies in this volume draw on textual and material culture. How does archaeological data illuminate gender or ethnicity or interactions and views of the other? role in society or Jewish perspectives on the Gentiles or attitudes toward the dead? What in texts illuminates the other especially as it relates to the writer's or narrator's perception?

Weltauffassung Kult Ethos

Author : Kurt Erlemann
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122022267
Genre : Bible
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Zeitschrift F R Religions Und Geistesgeschichte

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ISBN : NWU:35556039243159
Genre : Philosophy
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ISBN : UOM:39015066168488
Genre : Classical education
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Von Kana In Galil A Nach Jerusalem

Author : Siegfried Bergler
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132627980
Genre : Bible
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Rom Herausfordern

Author : Werner Eck
ISBN : STANFORD:36105115328903
Genre : History
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Kulte Priester Rituale

Author : Theodor Seidl
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132513701
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