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Pagan Historians on Judaism in Ancient Times
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The expansion of Greek civilization to the east, especially from the time of Alexander the Great onward, involved contact with many ethnic groups, following many religions. Judaism, with its monotheism and prohibition of graven images, was unique among these religions and presented difficulties for followers of Gr…

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Stertz, Stephen A., “Pagan Historians on Judaism in Ancient Times”, in: Encyclopaedia of Judaism. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9029_EJ_COM_0137>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004141001, 20040701

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