Jewish Cultural Encounters in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern World

Mladen Popovic (Editor), Myles Schoonover (Editor), Marijn Vandenberghe (Editor)

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    The essays in this volume originate from the Third Qumran Institute Symposium held at the University of Groningen, December 2013. Taking the flexible concept of “cultural encounter” as a starting point, the essays in this volume bring together a panoply of approaches to the study of various cultural interactions between the people of ancient Israel, Judea, and Palestine and people from other parts of the ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern world.
    In order to study how cultural encounters shaped historical development, literary traditions, religious practice and political systems, the contributors employ a broad spectrum of theoretical positions (e.g., hybridity, métissage, frontier studies, postcolonialism, entangled histories and multilingualism), to interpret a diverse set of literary, documentary, archaeological, epigraphic, numismatic, and iconographic sources.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationLeiden
    PublisherBrill Academic Publisher
    Number of pages323
    ISBN (Print)9789004336186
    Publication statusPublished - 2017

    Publication series

    NameSupplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism
    PublisherBrill Academic Publishers
    ISSN (Print)1384-2161

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