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Hellenistic Judaism in Recent Scholarship
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Few episodes in ancient history have had more profound and lasting implications than the encounter of Judaism and Hellenism. The spread of Greek culture to the east was the first great encounter of east and west, the first instance of a clash of civilizations that has been repeated in various forms down to the present. Few people in antiquity could have …

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Collins, John J., “Hellenistic Judaism in Recent Scholarship”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 14 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9029_EJ_COM_0073>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701



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