Land, Center and Diaspora : Jewish Constructs in Late Antiquity.

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Full title: Land, Center and Diaspora : Jewish Constructs in Late Antiquity.
Main author: Gafni, Isaiah.
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Summary: The unique duality of Jewish existence, wherein a major Jewish centre in the Land of Israel flourished alongside a large and prosperous diaspora, was one of the outstanding features of Second Temple and post-Temple Jewish life. As in modern times, ongoing Jewish dispersion raised questions that went to the heart of Jewish self-identity, and declarations of allegiance to the ancestral homeland were frequently accompanied by seemingly contrary expressions of ''local-patriotism'' on the part of Jewish diaspora communities. The destruction of Jerusalem and its Temple in 70 CE, and the subsequent.
Corporate Authors: dawsonera
Language: English
Published: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 1997.
Classmark: 909.04924
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Series: Library of Second Temple studies.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-129) and indexes.
ISBN: 9780567015563
0567015564