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Bibil Identifier bibil:213171
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Der jüdische Aufstand in der Diaspora unter Trajan (115-117 n.Chr.)
Author Schwemer, Anna Maria
Journal Biblische Notizen (Volume: 148)
Year (Publication) 2011
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2011
Year (Copyright) 2011
Year (Reference) 2011
Language German
Pages 85-100 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract During Trajan’s Parthian war the Jews of Egypt, Cyrenaica and Cyprus rose up in rebellion. Fanaticised by eschatological hopes and driven by messianic leaders, the rebels attacked their non-Jewish fellow citizens and destroyed the pagan sanctuaries. The once thriving Jewish diaspora was wiped out when the rebellion was put down by the Roman authorities; only in Alexandria a part of the Jewish community survived the disaster.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Themes : Diaspora
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Graeco-Roman World : History and Civilization : Trajan (98-117)
Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Alexandria
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