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By Sean Freyne

Contents :

The geography of Galilee and its human settlement
Galilee, the increase of Hellenism and the Jewish response
Galilee less than the Romans, sixty three B.C.E. - one hundred thirty five C.E.
The towns and the Hellenistic ethos of Galilee
Economic realities and social stratification
How innovative used to be Galilee?
The Galileans and the temple
Galilee and the halakhah
Christianity in Galilee.

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Now not 30 and 26 stadia respectively as sug­ gested by way of Josephus. Momigliano, Ricerche, eighty five, opposed to Schiirer, Geschichte 1, 650, who issues out that the expression rS»v 'lovSa'uav shouldn't be interpreted of Judaea within the slim experience, yet of all Jewish land, together with Galilee and Peraea yet except for that of the restored towns. Avi-Yonah, The Holy Land 110-12. A. M. H. Jones, 'The Urbanization of Palestine', JRS 21(1931) 78-85. S. Safrai, 'Jewish Self-Government', Compendia, I, 377-419, esp. 404-12, has an outstanding precis of the final scenario within the Jamnia interval, with certain emphasis at the Rabbinic literature. The name tOBtf used to be most likely first translated by means of k&vapxn*, in response to Origen, (Ep. advert Africanus, 14. P. G. eleven, 84f), to explain an workplace that prolonged again to Maccabaean instances, 1 Mace 14:47; 15:1. even though, Origen additionally exhibits that the identify waTpiapxns was once in use in his day to explain the professional head of Judaism (Sel. in playstation . , advert playstation . 89,1 PG 12:1056). in accordance with Hengel it em­ phasized extra the non secular traits of the nasi' for hellenistic Judaism, transparent evi­ dence for that is now to be present in the Stobi inscription; cf. M. Hengel, 'Die Synagogeninschrift von Stobi', ZNW 57(1966), 145-83, esp. 152-5 and notes. at the reorganization of Judaism after 70 C. E. cf. extra, Meyer, culture und Neuschopfung, 71-5. Cohen, Josephus in Galilee, 7-12, offers a precis of the controversy in regards to the right examining and interpretation of the cash in query, following H. Seyrig, Numismatic Chronicle 10(1950) 284-98. He explains the potential connection with revolu­ tionary traits in Sepphoris, battle 2:574; 3:61; existence 31, as a part of Josephan polemic and/or self-defense, and concludes that the town could certainly have fortified itself, yet in simple terms as a safety to adversarial Galileans, and never as a education for battle opposed to Rome. five 2 five three five four five five five 6 five 7 five eight five nine 6 zero sixty one Galilee 6 2 below the Romans, sixty three B. C. E. -135 C. E. ninety seven Jones. 'The Urbanization of Palestine', eighty two. under intimately, ch. four, II, (ii). S. Klein, Neue Beitrdge zur Geschichte und Geographie Galilaas, Vienna 1923, argues from silence within the Jewish assets touching on settlements in top Galilee till after a hundred thirty five C. E. to the realization that the Romans had devastated that zone in the course of the first insurrection. besides the fact that, the executive association after 70 in addition to the process the battle, as defined by way of Josephus, would seem to make this hugely unbelievable. Already A. Biichler, 'Die Schauplatz des Bar Kochba-Krieges', JQR 16(1904) 192-205 had argued opposed to A. Schlatter that no case will be made for Galilean involvement within the moment insurrection at the foundation of such rabbinic texts as p. Ta'an four: 69a and Qph R\:\, which check with Galilean loyalty to the temple and which Schlatter had sought to interpret when it comes to an alleged try and rebuild the temple below Hadrian. more moderen discoveries within the Judaean wasteland haven't given any clearer proof of Galilean involvement, velocity H. Mantel, 'The factors of the Bar Coqba Revolt', JQR 58(1968) 224-42 and 274-96, who applies the assertion of p.

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