Jewish perspectives on Hellenistic rulers: [international colloquium in spring 2003 at the University of Southampton]

Philosophy and monarchy in the Hellenistic world / Oswyn Murray -- The character of Ptolemaic aristocracy: problems of definition and evidence / Jane Rowlandson -- Persia through the Jewish looking-glass / Erich Gruen -- Ben Sira on kings and kingship / Benjamin Wright -- The image of the Oriental m...

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Published in:Hellenistic culture and society
Contributors: Rajak, Tessa 1946-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Berkeley ; Los Angeles ; London University of Californiarnia Press 2007
In:Hellenistic culture and society
Series/Journal:Hellenistic culture and society 50
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Hellenism / Ruler / Early Judaism
Further subjects:B Bible Old Testament Greek Versions Septuagint Congresses
B Jews History 168 B.C.-135 A.D Congresses
B Hellenism Congresses
B Judaism History Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D. Congresses
B Kings and rulers Biblical teaching Congresses
B Kings and rulers, Ancient Congresses
B Jews Civilization Greek influences Congresses
B Conference program 2003 Southampton
B Mediterranean Region Kings and rulers Congresses
B Bible Greek Septuagint O.T. Congresses
B Judaism History Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D Congresses
B Jews History 168 B.C.-135 A.D. Congresses
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Summary:Philosophy and monarchy in the Hellenistic world / Oswyn Murray -- The character of Ptolemaic aristocracy: problems of definition and evidence / Jane Rowlandson -- Persia through the Jewish looking-glass / Erich Gruen -- Ben Sira on kings and kingship / Benjamin Wright -- The image of the Oriental monarch in the Third Book of Maccabees / Philip Alexander and Loveday Alexander -- The angry tyrant / Tessa Rajak -- The narrative function of the king and the library in the Letter of Aristeas / Sylvie Honigman -- Kingship and banditry: the Parthian empire and its western subjects / Richard Fowler -- Translating for Ptolemy: patriotism and politics in the Greek Pentateuch? / Sarah Pearce -- Poet and critic: royal ideology and the Greek translator of Proverbs / James Aitken -- The king's good servant?: Loyalty, subversion, and Greek Daniel / Jennifer Dines -- The terminology of government in the Septuagint--in comparison with Hebrew, Aramaic, and other languages / Lester Grabbe -- The court function of the interpreter in Genesis 42.23 and early Greek papyri / Trevor Evans -- The Greek Bible and Jewish concepts of royal priesthood and priestly monarchy / Arie van der Kooij -- Royal ideology: 1 and 2 Maccabees and Egypt / Jan Willem van Henten -- Constructing kings--from the Ptolemies to the Herodians: the archaeological evidence / Douglas Edwards
Item Description:Literaturverz. S. 295 - 324 und Index
"All papers in this book were presented at the Greek Bible Project's colloquium"--Preface
ISBN:0520250842