In the shadow of the Caesars: Jewish life in Roman Italy

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"The main contribution of this book is that it tries to determine how the Jews answered the challenges of Roman society. Thus, the book presents a refreshing approach to the nature of the Roman attitude toward Judaism and the Jews. In addition, it provides the first detailed examination of the demography and geography of the Jewish communities in Roman Italy. The book also offers a new look at the legal standing of the Jewish communitarian organization. Last but not least, this study also addresses the various facets of the culture of the Jews living in Roman Italy"--
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLeiden; Boston
Number of pages345
ISBN (Electronic)9004525629
StatePublished - 2022

Publication series

NameThe Brill reference library of Judaism
Volumevolume 74
ISSN (Electronic)1571-5000

ULI Keywords

  • uli
  • Jews -- Italy -- History
  • Jews -- Rome -- History
  • Jews -- Rome -- Social conditions
  • Judaism -- Italy -- History


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