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Hellenistic civilization and the Jews

Victor Tcherikover

Hellenistic civilization and the Jews

by Victor Tcherikover

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hellenism,
  • Jews,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by S. Applebaum
    SeriesTemple book -- T22, Temple book -- T22.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination563 p.
    Number of Pages563
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27002373M
    OCLC/WorldCa230028473

    Judaism - Judaism - Hellenistic Judaism (4th century bce–2nd century ce): Contact between Greeks and Semites goes back to Minoan and Mycenaean times and is reflected in certain terms used by Homer and other early Greek authors. It is not until the end of the 4th century, however, that Jews are first mentioned by Greek writers, who praise them as brave, self-disciplined, and . Martin Hengel gathers an encyclopedic amount of material, ancient and modern, to present an exhaustive survey of the early course of Hellenistic civilization as it related to developing Judaism. The result is a highly readable account of a largely unfamiliar world which is indispensable for those interested in Judaism and the birth of Christianity alike.

    Early Gentile Christianity and its Hellenistic Background ARTHUR DARBY NOCK βπη άν ό λόγος ώσπερ πνεύμα φέρβ, ταύτη ίτέον WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO THE TORCHBOOK EDITION BY THE AUTHOR, , AND TWO ADDITIONAL ESSAYS, Ά NOTE ON THE RESURRECTION* AND 'HELLENISTIC MYSTERIES AND CHRISTIAN SACRAMENTS'File Size: 7MB. The isolation in which the Jews lived, especially in Judea, was conducive to the creation of a style of thought and life which can be (and was) considered competitive with Hellenistic civilization. Contact between Greeks and Semites, probably including Jews, seems likely to have occurred in Mycenaean times, as remains of Greek pottery in.

    During this period, Jewish history takes place in several areas: in Judah, in Mesopotamia and other parts of the Middle East, and Egypt. For the dispersion of the Jews had begun during the Exile, and large, powerful groups of Jews lived all throughout the Persian empire and later the Hellenistic kingdoms ("Hellenistic"="Greek"). The Greeks. Important historical sites of Hellenistic and medieval Judaism. Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Contact between Greeks and Semites goes back to Minoan and Mycenaean times and is reflected in certain terms used by. organizations, and particularly with the Jews. Since Antiochus III’s reign the Jews had enjoyed extensive autonomy under their.


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The book is divided into two parts: "Hellenistic Civilization in Palestine" and "Hellenistic Civilization in the Diaspora". In each of these he develops his account by describing the world in question before moving on to addressing important puzzles that Cited by: Victor Tcherikover made a career out of studying the Jews in the Hellenistic civilization and the Jews book era, and this text exudes authority in every sentence.

The book is divided into two parts: "Hellenistic Civilization in Palestine" and "Hellenistic Civilization in the Diaspora"/5(8). The book is divided into two parts: "Hellenistic Civilization in Palestine" and "Hellenistic Civilization in the Diaspora".

In each of these he develops his account by describing the world in question before moving on to addressing important puzzles that /5(8). Hellenistic Civilization and the Jews. The encounter between Jews and Greeks marked one of the most revolutionary meetings in the ancient world, for in that encounter politics, economics, culture, and religion changed dramatically/5.

This book covers a critical time in history. The first and weightier part delves into the reasons for the revolt of the Maccabees. Had they failed, Judaism would probably have withered away, and there would be no Christianity and probably no Islam.

The second part of the book places the Jews among the Greek cities of Egypt and the Middle s: 1. This book covers a critical time in history. The first and weightier part delves into the reasons for the revolt of the Maccabees. Had they failed, Judaism would probably have withered away, and there would be no Christianity and probably no Islam.

The second part of the book places the Jews among the Greek cities of Egypt and the Middle East.4/5(1).

The encounter between Jews and Greeks marked one of the most revolutionary meetings in the ancient world, for in that encounter politics, economics, culture, and religion changed dramatically. Victor Tcherikover, who devoted his entire scholarly life to the study of the Hellenistic period, offers here a benchmark assessment of that : Baker Publishing Group.

Hellenistic Civilization and the Jews. Avigdor Tcherikover, Victor Tcherikover. Jewish Publication Society of America, - Greece - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book Egyptian existence fact force Gaza gerousia Greek Greek cities Greek names Greek polis Greek towns hands Hasidim Hasmonean Hecataeus Hellenistic period Hellenizers.

Buy Hellenistic Civilization and the Jews First Printing by Tcherikover, Victor (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday /5(6). Antiochus IV Epiphanes (/ æ n ˈ t aɪ.

ə k ə s ɛ ˈ p ɪ f ən iː z, ˌ æ n t i ˈ ɒ k ə s /; Ancient Greek: Ἀντίοχος ὁ Ἐπιφανής, Antíochos ho Epiphanḗs, "God Manifest"; c. BC – November/December BC) was a Hellenistic king of the Seleucid Empire from BC until his death in BC.

He was a son of King Antiochus III the original name was Father: Antiochus III the Great. Answer: The Hellenistic Jews are first mentioned in the Bible in Acts “In those days when the number of disciples was increasing, the Hellenistic Jews among them complained against the Hebraic Jews because their widows were being overlooked in the daily distribution of food.” The believing Jews are.

Get this from a library. Hellenistic civilization and the Jews. [Victor Tcherikover] -- The encounter between Jews and Greeks marked one of the most revolutionary meetings in the ancient world, for in that encounter politics, economics, culture, and religion changed dramatically.

Victor. Introduction. The term “Hellenistic Judaism” is a conventional one, long used, but a misnomer according to many contemporary scholars. Traditionally, “Hellenistic Judaism” was a designation for Judaism in the Greek-speaking world, including those Jews who spoke Greek and adopted (to some extent) a Greek way of life.

Hellenistic civilization and the Jews. Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, (OCoLC) Online version: Tcherikover, Victor, Hellenistic civilization and the Jews.

Philadelphia, Jewish Publication Society of America, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Victor Tcherikover. The Hellenistic Jewish literature is the best evidence of the influence exercised by Greek thought upon the "people of the book." The first urgent need of the Hellenistic Jews in Alexandria was a Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible.

The book is divided into two parts: "Hellenistic Civilization in Palestine" and "Hellenistic Civilization in the Diaspora". In each of these he develops his account by describing the 5/5(2). The encounter between Jews and Greeks marked one of the most revolutionary meetings in the ancient world, for in that encounter politics, economics, culture, and religion changed dramatically.

Victor Tcherikover, who devoted his entire scholarly life to the study of the Hellenistic period, offers here a benchmark assessment of that encounter/5(8).

Hellenistic civilization and the Jews. [Victor Tcherikover] Hellenistic civilization in Palestine --Political events down to the time of Antiochus IV Epiphanes --The Greek towns of Palestine --Jerusalem on the Eve of the Hellenistic reform --The # Temple book\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:name\/a> \" Hellenistic civilization and.

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Jewish culture and civilization during the Hellenistic period was in intense dialogue with Hellenistic culture and civilization, beginning with the translation of Hebrew scriptures into Greek, a translation which survives and which we know as the Septuagint.TITLE: HELLENISTIC CIVILIZATION & THE JEWSAUTHOR: TCHERIKOVER, VICTORBINDING: Hardback without Dust JacketPUBLICATION DATE: PAGES: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS: CDESCRIPTION: Used book in good or better condition.

Standard Shipping: $ Choose your shipping method in Checkout.Hellenistic Judaism was a form of Judaism in classical antiquity that combined Jewish religious tradition with elements of Greek culture. Until the fall of the Western Roman Empire and the early Muslim conquests of the eastern Mediterranean, the .