The Meaning of Ioudaios and its Relationship to Other Group Labels in Ancient ‘Judaism’

  title={The Meaning of Ioudaios and its Relationship to Other Group Labels in Ancient ‘Judaism’},
  author={David Michael Miller},
  journal={Currents in Biblical Research},
  pages={126 - 98}
  • D. M. Miller
  • Published 1 October 2010
  • History
  • Currents in Biblical Research
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