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Stone and dung, oil and spit : Jewish daily life in the time of Jesus / Jodi Magness.

Author/Creator:
Magness, Jodi.
Publication:
Grand Rapids, Mich. : William B. Eerdmans Pub., 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 335 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Jews -- Social life and customs -- To 70 A.D.
Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D.
Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.
Contents:
Footprints in archaeology and text
Purifying the body and hands
Creeping and swarming creatures, locusts, fish, dogs, chickens, and pigs
Household vessels : pottery, oil lamps, glass, stone, and dung
Dining customs and communal meals
Sabbath observance and fasting
Coins
Clothing and tzitzit
Oil and spit
Toilets and toilet habits
Tombs and burial customs
Epilogue: The aftermath of 70.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-305) and indexes.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780802865588 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0802865585 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
676727601
Publisher Number:
99942977239
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