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Historical Fictions and Hellenistic Jewish Identity : Third Maccabees in Its Cultural Context.

In this thoughtful and penetrating study, Sara Raup Johnson investigates the creation of historical fictions in a wide range of Hellenistic Jewish texts. Surveying so-called Jewish novels, including the Letter of Aristeas, 2 Maccabees, Esther, Daniel, Judith, Tobit, Josephus's account of Alexan...

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Main Author: Johnson, Sara Raup.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2005.
Series:Hellenistic culture and society ; 43.
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Online Access:Online version
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