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Bibil Identifier bibil:247398
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Jewish Cultural Encounters in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern World
Title (English, Abbreviation) Jewish Cultural Encounters
Editor Popović, Mladen
Editor Schoonover, Myles
Editor Vandenberghe, Marjin
Series Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism (Volume: 178)
Year (Publication) 2017
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2017
Year (Copyright) 2017
Year (Reference) 2017
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature HZ2486/178
Publishing house Brill
Place Leiden / Boston
ISBN 978-90-04-33618-6
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages vi Pages
317 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract The essays in this volume originate from the Third Qumran Institute Symposium held at the University of Groningen, December 2013. Taking the flexible concept of "cultural encounter" as a starting point, the essays in this volume bring together a panoply of approaches to the study of various cultural interactions between the people of ancient Israel, Judea, and Palestine and people from other parts of the ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern world. In order to study how cultural encounters shaped historical development, literary traditions, religious practice and political systems, the contributors employ a broad spectrum of theoretical positions (e.g., hybridity, métissage, frontier studies, postcolonialism, entangled histories and multilingualism), to interpret a diverse set of literary, documentary, archaeological, epigraphic, numismatic, and iconographic sources.
DOI 10.1163/9789004336919
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Ancient Judaism : Relationship with Other Religious or Philosophical Movements
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East
Last modification 2017-12-05