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An edition of The Ancient Synagogue (2000)

The Ancient Synagogue

The First Thousand Years, Second Edition

2New Ed edition
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This edition was published in by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT.

Written in English

816 pages

In his comprehensive history of the synagogue from the Hellenistic period through Late Antiquity, Lee Levine traces the origins and development of this dynamic and revolutionary institution. This revised paperback edition reflects the latest information in the field and includes a wealth of recently published material ranging from excavation reports and monographs to articles appearing in edited volumes and scholarly journals. - Publisher.

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The Ancient Synagogue: The First Thousand Years, Second Edition
October 24, 2005, Yale University Press
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The ancient synagogue: the first thousand years
2005, Yale University Press
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The Ancient Synagogue: The First Thousand Years
February 9, 2000, Yale University Press
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The Ancient Synagogue

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In his comprehensive history of the synagogue from the Hellenistic period through Late Antiquity, Lee Levine traces the origins and development of this dynamic and revolutionary institution. This revised paperback edition reflects the latest information in the field and includes a wealth of recently published material ranging from excavation reports and monographs to articles appearing in edited volumes and scholarly journals. - Publisher.

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The synagogue, one of the unique and innovative institutions of antiquity, was central to Judaism and left indelible marks on Christianity and Islam as well.1
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The Ancient Synagogue

The First Thousand Years, Second Edition

2New Ed edition

This edition was published in by Yale University Press in New Haven, CT.


First Sentence

"The synagogue, one of the unique and innovative institutions of antiquity, was central to Judaism and left indelible marks on Christianity and Islam as well.1"

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I: The historical development of the synagogue (the second temple period)
Origins
Pre-70 Judaea
The pre-70 diaspora
The second temple synagogue
its role and functions
(Late antiquity), Late Roman Palestine (70-Fourth century C.E.)
Byzantine Palestine
Diaspora synagogues
Part II: The synagogue as an institution
The building
The communal dimension
Leadership
The patriarch (Nasi) and the synagogue
The sages and the synagogue
Women in the synagogue
Priests
Liturgy
Iconography : the limits of interpretation
Diachronic and synchronic dimensions
the synagogue in context
Epilogue

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
816
Dimensions
9.9 x 7 x 1.6 inches
Weight
2.6 pounds

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OL9775853M
ISBN 10
0300106289
ISBN 13
9780300106282
Library Thing
1712124
Goodreads
438886

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