Japheth in the Tents of Shem: Studies on Jewish Hellenism in Antiquity

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In rabbinic parlance, Japheth in the tents of Shem (Genesis 9:27) has become a proverbial expression for the interaction between Greek and Jewish cultures. The present volume contains 15 studies exploring a wide variety of aspects of the meeting of these cultures in antiquity. In the past 30 years the manifold manifestations of 'Jewish Hellenism' have become the focus of intensive research. The author of this book has played an active part in this field and the essays presented here are the fruits of his most recent ...

Japheth in the Tents of Shem: Studies on Jewish Hellenism in Antiquity 2002, Peeters, Leuven

ISBN-13: 9789042911376

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