The Jews under Roman rule : from Pompey to Diocletian

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It is remarkable that Judaism could develop given the domination by Rome in Palestine over the centuries. Smallwood traces Judaism's constantly shifting political, religious, and geographical boundaries under Roman rule from Pompey to Diocletian, that is, from the first century BCE through the third century CE. From a long-standing nationalistic tradition that was a tolerated sect under a pagan ruler, Judaism becomes, over time, a threat that needs to be repressed and confined against a now-Christian empire. This work ...

The Jews Under Roman Rule from Pompey to Diocletian 1981, Brill, Leiden, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789004064034

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The Jews under Roman rule : from Pompey to Diocletian 1976, Brill, Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789004044913

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