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An Invented Revolution – By Jonathan Klawans

An Invented Revolution – By Jonathan Klawans

Jonathan Klawans August 26, 2014 0

Jonathan Klawans in the Jew and Judean Forum Many learned colleagues have written detailed analyses of these matters and I’ve been asked to explain my view. I am glad to do so in this format for I

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The Different Tasks of Translators and Historians – By Daniel R. Schwartz

The Different Tasks of Translators and Historians – By Daniel R. Schwartz

Daniel R. Schwartz August 26, 2014 0

Daniel R. Schwartz in the Jew and Judean Forum The question whether we should use “Jew” or “Judean” when writing about antiquity should, I assume, be approached no differently than other questions concerning the use

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Ancient Jews or Judeans? Different Questions, Different Answers – By Steve Mason

Ancient Jews or Judeans? Different Questions, Different Answers – By Steve Mason

Steve Mason August 26, 2014 2

Steve Mason in the Jew and Judean Forum In 2006, when the first volumes of Brill’s Flavius Josephus: Translation and Commentary had appeared, an anonymous user of the PACE [Project on Ancient Cultural Engagement] website, which

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<i>Ioudaios</i> before and after “Religion” – By Annette Yoshiko Reed

Ioudaios before and after “Religion” – By Annette Yoshiko Reed

Annette Yoshiko Reed August 26, 2014 0

Annette Yoshiko Reed in the Jew and Judean Forum When did the Greek term ioudaios come to mean “Jew”? The debate surrounding this question exposes the gaps separating contemporary English speakers from the ancient Greek

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The Vanishing Jews of Antiquity – By Adele Reinhartz

The Vanishing Jews of Antiquity – By Adele Reinhartz

Adele Reinhartz June 24, 2014 29

How should one translate the Greek term ioudaios? As a young girl in 1950s and 60s Toronto, I attended the Workmen’s Circle Peretz School (Arbeter Ring Peretz Shul) each day after public school. Most of

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Tessa Rajak talks to Timothy Michael Law about the Reception of Josephus

Tessa Rajak talks to Timothy Michael Law about the Reception of Josephus

T.M. Law April 3, 2013 0

Now one of the most distinguished (and ebullient) historians of ancient Jewish culture, Tessa Rajak burst onto the scene in the early 1980s with the publication of Josephus: The Historian and his Society. Many

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