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Bibil Identifier bibil:238134
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) The Legal Context of the Findings of Limyra
Author Synek, Eva
Journal Journal of Ancient Judaism (Volume: 5, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2014
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2014
Year (Copyright) 2014
Year (Reference) 2014
Language English
Pages 245-258 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract This article surveys both canon and imperial law for legislation regarding Jews and Judaism until the 8th cent. C. E. Judaism was recognized by Roman law as a religio licita and Jewish rights were thus protected. But with the rise of Christianity to the official religion of the Roman empire imperial legislation disadvantaged Jews increasingly. Nevertheless Judaism remained a religio licita and different from pagans or heretics, Jews retained certain rights and a limited protection of the Roman state. The legislative situation in Roman imperial law reflects Christian canon law.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Graeco-Roman World : History and Civilization : Attitude Toward Jews/Judaism
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Canon
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