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By John J. Collins

ISBN-10: 0802843727

ISBN-13: 9780802843722

ISBN-10: 0824504917

ISBN-13: 9780824504915

One of the main artistic and consequential collisions in Western tradition concerned the come upon of Judaism with Hellenism. during this largely acclaimed research of the Jews who lived in Hellenistic Egypt, “between Athens and Jerusalem,” John J. Collins examines the literature of Hellenistic Judaism, treating not just the introductory questions of date, authorship, and provenance but additionally the bigger query of Jewish id within the Greco-Roman world.

First released in 1984, this landmark research through one of many world's best specialists in Hellinistic Judaism is now totally revised and up-to-date take into consideration the easiest of contemporary scholarship.

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