Seeking out the land : land of Israel traditions in ancient Jewish, Christian and Samaritan literature (200 BCE-400 CE)

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Full title: Seeking out the land : land of Israel traditions in ancient Jewish, Christian and Samaritan literature (200 BCE-400 CE) / by Ze'ev Safrai.
Main author: Safrai, Zeev, (Author)
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Table of Contents:
  • The approach of the Ancients to the Bible
  • The geography of the Land in Second Temple literature
  • The description of the Land of Israel in Josephus' works
  • The Land in rabbinic literature
  • The evolution of the concept of the sanctity of the Land
  • The Land in Early Christian literature
  • The Land in Samaritan literature
  • Jewish and Christian sacred sites in the Holy Land
  • Concern with the Land in the Roman-Byzantine period: an overview.