Ancient Jewish Novels: An Anthology

Paperback | September 15, 2002

byLawrence M. Wills

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This volume brings together for the first time all of the ancient Jewish novels and fragments of novels. Written at about the same time as the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament, but before the period of Rabbinic Judaism, these texts reveal the ambiguities and conflicts encountered by Jewsin this period.

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This volume brings together for the first time all of the ancient Jewish novels and fragments of novels. Written at about the same time as the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament, but before the period of Rabbinic Judaism, these texts reveal the ambiguities and conflicts encountered by Jewsin this period.

Lawrence W. Wills is at Episcopal Divintity School.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 5.51 × 8.19 × 0.59 inPublished:September 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195151429

ISBN - 13:9780195151428

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Table of Contents

Preface1. IntroductionPart I Jewish Novels2. Greek Esther3. Susanna and Bel and the Serpent (Greek Daniel)4. Tobit5. Judith6. The Marriage and Conversion of AsenethPart II Jewish Historical Novels7. Artapanus, on Moses8. Third Maccabees9. The Tobiad Romance10. The Royal Family of AdiabenePart III Jewish Novelistic Testaments11. Testament of Joseph12. Testament of Job13. Testament of AbrahamIndex