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Galilee through the Centuries

Confluence of Cultures

Edited by Eric M. Meyers

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Duke Judaic Studies

Galilee through the Centuries

Confluence of Cultures

Edited by Eric M. Meyers

This volume presents the papers given at the Second International Conference on Galilee in Antiquity held at Duke University and the North Carolina Museum of Art in 1997. The goal of the conference was to examine the significance of Galilee and its rich and diverse culture through an extended period of time. Several of the papers have been revised since the conference and in light of continuing discussion. Furthermore, three new papers have been added to the collection, for a total of 25 contributions.

 

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This volume presents the papers given at the Second International Conference on Galilee in Antiquity held at Duke University and the North Carolina Museum of Art in 1997. The goal of the conference was to examine the significance of Galilee and its rich and diverse culture through an extended period of time. Several of the papers have been revised since the conference and in light of continuing discussion. Furthermore, three new papers have been added to the collection, for a total of 25 contributions.

J. P. Dessel, ‘Tell Ein Zippori and the Lower Galilee in the Late Bronze and Iron Ages: A Village Perspective’

John S. Jorgensen, ‘Response to J. P. Dessel’

Sean Freyne, ‘Behind the Names: Galileans, Samaritans, Ioudaioi’

Richard A. Horsley, ‘Jesus and Galilee: The Contingencies of a Renewal Movement’

Cilliers Breytenbach, ‘Mark and Galilee: Text World and Historical World’

Jonathan L. Reed, ‘Galileans, ‘Israelite Village Communities,’ and the Sayings Gospel Q’

Eric M. Meyers, ‘Sepphoris on the Eve of the Great Revolt (67-68 C.E.): Archaeology and Josephus’

Lee I. Levine, ‘The Development of Synagogue Liturgy in Late Antiquity’

Tsvika Tsuk, ‘The Aqueducts to Sepphoris’

Leonard V. Rutgers, ‘Incense Shovels at Sepphoris?’

Zeev Weiss and Ehud Netzer, ‘A New Look at Synagogue Art and Architecture in the Byzantine Period’

Steven Fine, ‘Art and the Liturgical Context of the Sepphoris Synagogue Mosaic’

Stuart S. Miller, ‘New Perspectives on the History of Sepphoris’

Hayim Lapin, ‘Palestinian Inscriptions and Jewish Ethnicity in Late Antiquity’

C. Thomas McCullough and Beth Glazier-McDonald, ‘Social Magic and Social Realities in Late Roman and Early Byzantine Galilee’

Mordechai Aviam, ‘Christian Galilee in the Byzantine Period’

Reuven Kimelman, ‘Identifying Jews and Christians in Roman Syria-Palestine’

Stephen Goranson, ‘Joseph of Tiberias Revisited: Orthodoxies and Heresies in Fourth-Century Galilee’

Blake Leyerle, ‘Pilgrims to the Land: Early Christian Perceptions of Galilee’

Andrew S. Jacobs, ‘Visible Ghosts and Invisible Demons: The Place of Jews in Early Christian Terra Sancta’

Fred L. Horton Jr., ‘The Advent of Islam at Sepphoris and at Caesarea Maritma’

Seth Ward, ‘Sepphoris in Sacred Geography’

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