By Catherine Hezser

Written by way of a world and interdisciplinary crew of amazing students, The Oxford instruction manual of Jewish way of life in Roman Palestine is an imperative reference compendium at the day by day lives of Jews within the land of Israel in Roman occasions. starting from matters comparable to garments and household structure to nutrients and food, labour and alternate, and rest time actions, the quantity covers all of the significant issues in an encompassing but simply available method. person chapters introduce the reader to the present kingdom of study on specific facets of historical Jewish lifestyle - examine which has been drastically enriched via severe methodological methods to rabbinic texts, and by means of the becoming curiosity of archaeologists in investigating the lives of standard humans. targeted bibliographies motivate extra engagement by way of permitting readers to pursue their very own strains of enquiry.The Handbook will end up to be a useful reference paintings and device for all scholars and students of old Judaism, rabbinic literature, Roman provincial heritage and tradition, and of historic Christianity.

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A detailed examination of rabbinic texts within this Graeco‐Roman cultural context is therefore necessary to avoid misunderstanding rabbinic argumentation and narrative. The various aspects of these two types of higher education have not yet been properly compared with each other. What would be especially interesting and worthy of further exploration is the relationship between the social organization of rabbinic and philosophical teaching and the transmission and eventual codification of the traditions emerging from these settings.

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