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Wisdom, politics, and historiography : Tractate Avot in the context of the Graeco-Roman Near East

Author/Creator:
Tropper, Amram D lat Author
Publication:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xii, 302 p.).
Series:
Oxford oriental monographs.
Oxford oriental monographs Wisdom, politics, and historiography
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Other Title:
Wisdom, politics, and historiography
Oxford oriental monographs
Subjects:
Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity -- Talmudic period, 10-425.
Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.
Judaism -- History.
Mishnah. Avot -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Language:
English
Summary:
In 3rd-century Palestine, the leading member of the rabbinic movement put together a wisdom treatise entitled 'Tractate Avot'. This book is a comprehensive effort to situate Avot within the context of the Graeco-Roman Near East, relating it to socio-political, literary and intellectual streams.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contains:
Mishnah. Avot.
ISBN:
9780191699184 (ebook) :
0191699187 (ebook) :