Heritage and hellenism : the reinvention of Jewish tradition

Gruen, Erich S

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  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-320) and index.


  • Hellenism and the Hasmonaeans -- The use and abuse of the Exodus story -- The Hellenistic images of Joseph -- Scriptural stories in new guise -- Embellishments and inventions -- Kings and Jews -- Pride and precedence
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