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This volume brings together for the first time all of the ancient Jewish novels and fragments of novels. Written at about the same time as the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament, but before the period of Rabbinic Judaism, these texts reveal the ambiguities and conflicts encountered by Jews in this period.

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Introduction

Part I Jewish Novels

2. Greek Esther

3. Susanna and Bel and the Serpent (Greek Daniel)

4. Tobit

5. Judith

6. The Marriage and Conversion of Aseneth

Part II Jewish Historical Novels

7. Artapanus, on Moses

8. Third Maccabees

9. The Tobiad Romance

10. The Royal Family of Adiabene

Part III Jewish Novelistic Testaments

11. Testament of Joseph

12. Testament of Job

13. Testament of Abraham

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195151428
Editor:
Wills, Lawrence M.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Wills, Lawrence M.
Author:
Wills, Lawrence M.
Author:
null, Lawrence M.
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Subject:
Theology | Judaism
Subject:
Religion and Theology - Judaism
Subject:
Jewish fiction.
Subject:
Apocryphal books (Old Testament)
Subject:
Religion & Theology | Judaism
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
71-0077
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Vol 1 1082 pp; Vol 2 723 pp. 99 halftone
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
5.500 x 8.200 in 0.813 lb

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