The Oxford handbook of Jewish daily life in Roman Palestine / edited by Catherine Hezser.

Other titles
  • Jewish daily life in Roman Palestine
  • Jewish daily life in Roman Palestine.
Published
  • Oxford : Oxford University Press c2010
Physical description
1 online resource (687 p. ) ill. ;
ISBN
  • 0-19-174378-X
Notes
  • Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
  • Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2015. Available in HTML and PDF formats. Mode of access: World Wide Web. Description based on contents viewed 23 July 2015.
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  • English
  • Description based on print version record.
Audience
  • specialized
Contents
  • Methodical issues. Correlating literary, epigraphic, and archaeological sources / Catherine Hezser ; The Graeco-Roman context of Jewish daily life in Roman Palestine / Catherine Hezser ; Gender issues and daily life / Tal Ilan -- Life in a Roman province. The Roman provincial administration / Rudolf Haensch ; Courts and the judicial system / Jill Harries ; Population structure and Jewish identity / David Goodblatt ; The languages of Roman Palestine / Willem Smelik -- City and countryside. Infrastructure / Benjamin Isaac ; Urbanization / Jürgen K. Zangenberg and Dianne van de Zande ; Village and countryside / Ann E. Killebrew ; Travel and mobility / Catherine Hezser -- Labour and trade. The household economy / Alexei Silvertsev ; Agriculture and framing / Zeev Safrai ; Arts and crafts, manufacture and production / Uzi Leibner ; Trade, commerce, and consumption / Jack Pastor ; Poverty and charity / Gildas Hamel -- Family life. The different life-stages : from childhood to old age / Jonathan Schofer ; Marriage and divorce / Michael L. Satlow ; Clothing / Dafna Shlezinger-Katsman ; Jewellery : the literary evidence / Tziona Grossmark ; Jewellery : the archaeological evidence / Katharina Galor ; Food, eating, and meals / David Kraemer ; Domestic architecture / Katharina Galor ; Death, burial, and afterlife / Steven Fine -- Education and literacy. Private and public education / Catherine Hezser ; Orality and writing / Carol Bakhos -- Religion and magic. The impact of paganism and Christianity / Günter Stemberger ; The synagogue / Lee I. Levine ; Prayer and liturgy / Stefan C. Reif ; Sabbath and festivals / Lutz Doering ; Magic and healing / Giuseppe Veltri -- Entertainment and leisure-time activities. Bathhouses as places of social and cultural interaction / Yaron Z. Eliav ; Theatres, hippodromes, amphitheatres, and performances / Zeev Weiss ; Play and games / Joshua Schwartz.
Related item
  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-19-921643-6
  • http://libanswers.liverpool.ac.uk/faq/182315
Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • This is a reference compendium on the day-to-day lives of Jews in the land of Israel in Roman times. The handbook covers all the major themes, from clothing and domestic architecture to food and meals, labour and trade, and leisure time activities in a comprehensive yet easily accessible way.

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