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a time "golden" in Jewish memory as an era of vibrant cultural interaction between the Jews and their gentile hosts. This is the story of the adventures and misadventures of the people of Israel in the land of Egypt the years shrouded in the mists of bibl (1) Alexandrean period (1) Ancient Egypt (1) Ancient Greece (2) ancient history (4) Ancient Jewish History (1) Ancient Near East (1) and well-researched ... more than ample for a well-rounded view of Jewish history in ancient Egypt." COVER TYPE: Hard (1) antiquity (1) Cambridge Companions (2) crime and punishment (1) Diaspora Jews (1) Early Antiquity (1) early judaism (1) Egypt (5) Egyptian Jews (1) General History (1) Greco-Roman antiquity (1) Greece (3) Greek History (2) Hellenistic Age (1) history (7) intelligent (1) Jewish History (2) Jews in ancient Egypt (1) Jews in Egypt (1) Judaica (3) law (5) legal history (2) Modrzejewski probes a turning point in Western civilization: the brief but crucial episode when budding Christianity and the Alexandrian Jews parted company. "Urbane (1) OWNER: Beit Hallel RESOURCE TYPE: Book STATUS: Available SHELF NUMBER: F4 DESCRIPTION: Hellenistic Egypt was the setting for perhaps the first Jewish Golden Age (1) PDF (1) Q1 (1) Ramses II (1) religious history (1) Roman Near East (1) Semitic Peoples (1) TBE Library (1) the Jewish community's rapid decline and catastrophic disappearance under Roman rule. Joseph Mlze Modrzejewski uses scientific analysis to illuminate the reality underlying our image of the past. The biblical accounts and Jewish and pagan literary texts a (1) Z: Rabbi Abramowitz/Office Books (1)
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Joseph Mйlиze Modrzejewski is Professor of Ancient History at the Sorbonne, University of Paris, and Professor of Papyrology and Ancient Legal History in the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Sciences Historiques et Philologiques, Paris. A native of Poland, he received his Magister Juris and Ph.D. in History from the University of Warsaw. Subsequently, he earned an LL.D. from the Faculty of Law of Paris and a Ph.D. in Letters and Humanities from the Sorbonne. He is director of a program in Judaic Studies at the University of Paris.
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