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Sculpting idolatry in Flavian Rome : (an)iconic rhetoric in the writings of Flavius Josephus

Ehrenkrook, Jason von, author

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  • Creator Jason von Ehrenkrook
  • Format Books
  • Publication Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, [2011] ©2011
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (xiv, 226 pages)
  • ISBNs 9781589836228, 1589836227, 9781589836235, 1589836235
  • OCLC ocn857143609

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-208) and indexes.

Contents

  • Reading idolatry in(to) Josephus -- Jewish responses to images in cultural context -- The second commandment in Josephus and Greco-Roman Jewish literature -- Sculpture and the politics of space in Bellum Judaicum -- Idealizing an aniconic past in Antiqitates Judaicae -- The poetics of idolatry and the poiltics of identity -- Appendix 1. Statuary lexicon in the Josephan corpus -- Appendix 2. The second commandment in Josephus
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