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Judaeo-Hellenism
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Judaeo-Hellenism may be understood in two complementary ways. The first addresses how the values and traditions of Judaism were adapted and applied in a Hellenistic framework; the second how Jews adopted and adapted Greek culture to a Jewish context. The most reliable testimony of Jewish Hellenistic activity is found in the literary production of Hellenized Jews transmitte…

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Binder, Stéphanie E., “Judaeo-Hellenism”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 06 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00001820>
First published online: 2018



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