By Leonard Victor Rutgers
This article makes a speciality of the Jewish neighborhood in 3rd and fourth-century Rome, and particularly on how this group on the topic of the bigger non-Jewish global that surrounded it. The book's element of departure is a refutation of the disputable thesis that Roman Jews lived in entire isolation. The e-book examines Jewish archaeological continues to be and Jewish funerary inscriptions from Rome from quite a few angles, and compares them with Pagan and early Christian fabric and epigraphical is still. within the final half, the writer concentrates on an enigmatic felony treatise entitled the "Collatio", picking its writer and exploring the results of this identity. This learn proposes a brand new method during which the connection among Jews and non-Jews in overdue antiquity should be studied.
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