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Bibil Identifier bibil:244998
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Mapping Galilee in Josephus, Luke, and John
Title (English, ) Critical Geography and the Construction of an Ancient Space
Author Vonder Bruegge, John M.
Series Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity (Volume: 93)
Year (Publication) 2016
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2016
Year (Copyright) 2016
Year (Reference) 2016
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 32/93
Place 225.08
Publishing house Brill
Place Leiden / Boston
ISBN 978-90-04-31732-1
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages x Pages
235 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract The study of 1st century CE Galilee has become an important subfield within the broader disciplines of Ancient Judaism and Early Christianity. In Mapping Galilee, John M. Vonder Bruegge examines how Galilee is portrayed, both in ancient writings and current scholarship, as a variously mapped space using insights from critical geography as an evaluative lens. Conventional approaches to Galilee treat it as a static backdrop for a deliberate and dynamic historical drama. By reasserting geography as a creative process rather than a passive description, Vonder Bruegge also reasserts ancient Galilee as an interpreted space—a series of conceptualized "maps"—laden with meaning, significance, and purpose for each individual author.
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Unbound Keywords : Galilee
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Periods : Roman Period (from 63 BCE)
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Geography
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Religious Parties and Movements : Hellenistic Judaism : Josephus
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Synoptic Gospels : Gospel of Luke
Thesaurus BiBIL : Books of the New Testament : Gospels : Gospel of John
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