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The aroma of righteousness 1 edition

The aroma of righteousness
Deborah A. Green

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The aroma of righteousness
scent and seduction in rabbinic life and literature
Deborah A. Green

Published 2011 by Pennsylvania State University Press in University Park, Pa .
Written in English.

About the Book

"Studies aroma in Jewish life and literature in Palestine in the late Roman and early Byzantine periods. Uses the history and material culture of perfume and incense as a lens to view daily activities"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Tracking the trail of scent: an introduction
The aroma of daily life: aromatics in Roman and rabbinic culture
Election and the erotic: biblical portrayals of perfume and incense
Spicy ideologies: fragrance and rabbinic beliefs
Soothing odors: death, suffering, and sacrifice
Ephemerality and fragrance: desire for divine immanence.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
BS1199.O34 G74 2011 +

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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