Corpus ID: 198760335

The Legacy of Enoch in the Middle Ages

  title={The Legacy of Enoch in the Middle Ages},
  author={A. Reed},
  • A. Reed
  • Published 2019
  • History
  • The discovery of Aramaic fragments of Enochic writings among the Dead Sea Scrolls revolutionized scholarly research on a number of key elements of Judaism in the Second Temple period (586 BCE-70 CE)—including the emergence of apocalyptic literature, the production of so-called “Old Testament Pseudepigrapha,” the spread of Jewish sectarianism, and the articulation of new concerns for demonology and heavenly ascent.1 Perhaps no less revolutionary, however, has been the impetus for new approaches… CONTINUE READING