Jews in the Mediterranean Diaspora: From Alexander to Trajan (323 Bce-117 Ce)

@inproceedings{Barclay1996JewsIT,
  title={Jews in the Mediterranean Diaspora: From Alexander to Trajan (323 Bce-117 Ce)},
  author={J. Barclay},
  year={1996}
}
Most studies of Jews in the period from Alexander to Trajan have concentrated almost exclusively on Jerusalem and Judea. In this book, John Barclay assembles and analyzes evidence about the Jewish communities in Egypt, Syria, Cyrenaica, Rome, and Asia. Barclay's ambitious goal is to describe, as precisely as the evidence allows, the varying levels of assimilation and antagonism between Jews and the non-Jewish communities in these areas for this 440-year period. With a concluding review of… Expand
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