SEMINAR ON JEWISH HISTORY AND LITERATURE
IN THE GRAECO-ROMAN PERIOD

The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays, 2.30 to 4pm, at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Clarendon Institute, Walton Street

Convenor: Professor Martin Goodman

April 25:
Dr Foteini Spingou (Classics) and Dr Judith Mckenzie (Classics and Oriental Studies)
Jewish or Christian? Late antique Egyptian
wall-hangings 
painted with scenes from Genesis and Exodus

May 2:
Asaf Gayer (Haifa)
Literary uses of weights and measures in Qumran

May 9:
Professor Sir Fergus Millar (Brasenose)
Jews, Greeks and the Bible in Greek translation: So what? (2) The silence of Greek (and Latin)-speaking Judaism, 130-630 CE

May 16:
David Friedman (Wolfson)
Rhetoric and argument in Josephus

May 23:
Dr Arjen Bakker (Leuven)
Care of the self in Hellenistic Judaism and the Dead Sea Scrolls

May 30:
Professor Sarah Pearce (Southampton)
Ptolemy Philadelphus in the Letter of Aristeas

June 6:
Dr Donald T. Ariel (Israel Antiquities Authority)
The significance of the coin evidence from Judaea for Jewish history

 

 ALL ARE WELCOME