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41 Driver, S. R. MODERN RESEARCH AS ILLUSTRATING THE BIBLE
London Henry Frowde, Oxford University Press 1909 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Some scattered foxing. Very Slight rippling to front board (moisture damage) ; Viii,95pp, many text-figures, + 27pls. ; The Schweich Lectures of the British Academy 1908; 95 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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42 Ehrlich, Ernst Ludwig GESCHICHTE ISRAELS Von Den Anfängen Bis Zur Zerstörung Des Tempels (70 N. Chr. )
Berlin Walter De Gruyter & Co. 1958 Softcover Good 
Inscribed by the author on title, else unmarked. Light shelfwear. ; 158pp, map. ; Sammlung Göschen Band 231/231a; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall; 158 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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43 Elbaz, André E. LES ROMANCIERS JUIFS AMÉRICAINS ET LES MARIAGES MIXTES
Jean Grassin 1972 Softcover Near Fine 
191 pages 
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44 Fine, Steven (Ed. ) SACRED REALM The Emergence of the Synagogue in the Ancient World. Organized by Yeshiva University Museum
Oxford University Press 1996 0195102258 / 9780195102253 Softcover Very Good 
Inked name-stamp on halftitle (David Levenson) else unmarked. Some wear to top corners of wraps else minor shelfwear. ; Xxix, 203pp, illustrated. The rich tradition and profound spirituality of Judaism has touched people the world over for thousands of years. With the arrival in the Near East of Alexander the Great and the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE, the synagogue came to represent a new era of this powerful religion, one which witnessed a greater emphasis on shared religious experience and prayer. In turn, the synagogue, derived from the Greek, meaning an "assembly," has come to mean the Jewish house of worship, evolving into a "sacred realm," in which the Torah came to play a central role linking the biblical past with the messianic future. Of course, the synagogue has been much more that a house of worship--it served the Jewish people as a place of learning, a community center, and often as the official seat of Jewish self-government. Indeed, it is the institution most closely associated with the development of post-biblical Judaism throughout the ages. Sacred Realm: The Emergence of the Synagogue in the Ancient World offers the first comprehensive history of the architectural and archaeological development of the synagogue from the third century BCE to 700 CE. Telling the story of over one hundred ancient synagogues throughout the world and their place in the history of Judaism and of Western civilization, this book provides a fascinating representation of the cultural, intellectual, and artistic achievements of three thousand years of Jewish experience. Informative essays detail every aspect of the ancient synagogue, while beautiful illustrations and maps take the reader to the actual historic site. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 203 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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45 Fitzmyer, Joseph A. THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS Major Publications and Tools for Study
Missoula Scholars Press 1975 0884140539 / 9780884140535 Softcover Near Fine 
Faint crease to spine else fine. ; xiv,171pp.; Society of Biblical Literature Sources for Biblical Study 8; 171 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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46 Flavius Josephus GESCHICHTE DES JUDÄISCHEN KRIEGES
Fourier Verlag 1978 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Former owner's signature on ffep. ; Text in German; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 558 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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47 Flavius Josephus; William Whiston (translator) JOSEPHUS: COMPLETE WORKS [Complete Works of Flavius Josephus]
Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.A. Kregel Publications 1970 0825429528 / 9780825429521 Softcover Good 
Former owner's name to titlepage. A few passages have highlighting else VG ; Reprint of the 1867 ed. Xxi, 770pp. ; Enlarged Type--Illustrated; Large 8vo; 770 pages 
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48 Fontaine, Resianne OTOT HA-SHAMAYIM. SAMUEL IBN TIBBON'S HEBREW VERSION OF ARISTOTLE'S METEOROLOGY A Critical Edition, with Introduction, Translation, and Index
E. J. Brill 1995 9004102582 / 9789004102583 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ has very light shelfwear else fine. ; This volume makes available to the scholarly world the Otot ha-Shamayim, Samuel Ibn Tibbon's Hebrew version of Aristotle's Meteorology, completed in 1210. This treatise, based on the Arabic paraphrase of the Meteorology by Ibn al-Bitriq, was the first Aristotelian work to be translated into Hebrew. As it contains quotations from the lost Arabic translation of Alexander of Aphrodisias' commentary on the Meteorology and from Ibn Rushd's commentary, it provides a more complete picture of Aristotle's text than the Arabic paraphrase. The present volume contains a critical edition of Ibn Tibbon's text as well as an English translation and an extensive introduction. In addition to contributing to our knowledge of the history of the transmission of the Aristotelian text, the present book is of major importance for the study of medieval Jewish philosophy. ; Aristoteles Semitico-Latinus 8; 268 pages 
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49 Frankel, Zacharias & Heinrich Gratz (eds.) MONATSSCHRIFT FÜR GESCHICHTE UND WISSENSCHAFT DES JUDENTHUMS XX [20] Zwanzigster Jahrgang (Neue Folge, Dritter Jahrgang)
Hildesheim Georg Olms Verlag 1972 348704322X / 9783487043227 Softcover Very Good+ 
Very light shelfwear. ; Reprint of the 1871 Breslau ed. Vol. XX (neue Folge, 3) only. ; Vol. 20; 560 pages 
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50 Frankfurter, David (Ed. ) PILGRIMAGE AND HOLY SPACE IN LATE ANTIQUE EGYPT
E. J. Brill 1998 9004111271 / 9789004111271 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
DJ has very light creasing along top edge else Fine. ; Religions in the Graeco-Roman World; 516 pages; This volume deals with the origins and rise of Christian pilgrimage cults in late-antique Egypt. Part One covers the major theoretical issues in the study of Coptic pilgrimage, such as sacred landscape and shrines' catchment areas, while Part Two examines native Egyptian and Egyptian Jewish pilgrimage practices. Part Three investigates six major shrines, from Philae's diverse non-Christian devotees to the great pilgrim centre of Abu Mina and a Thecla shrine on its route. The fourth part of the book looks at such diverse pilgrims' rites as oracles, chant and stational liturgy. Part Five brings in Athanasius's and an anonymous hagiographer's perspectives on pilgrimage in Egypt. 
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51 Freedman, David Noel & John R. Huddlestun (Ed. ) DIVINE COMMITMENT AND HUMAN OBLIGATION Selected Writings of David Noel Freedman, Vol. 1: Ancient Israelite History and Religion
Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A. William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company 1997 0802838154 / 9780802838155 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
1 corner bumped else book and DJ are fine. ; Volume I of this set collects forty-three of David Noel Freedman's best shorter pieces on the themes of history and religion--from "The 'House of Absalom' in the Habakkuk Scroll" (1949) to "Editing the Editors: Translation and Elucidation of the Text of the Bible" (1993). ; Vol. 1; 545 pages 
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52 Frick, Frank S. THE CITY IN ANCIENT ISRAEL
Published by Scholars Press for the Society of Biblical Literature 1977 0891301496 / 9780891301493 Softcover Very Good+ 
Former owner's name to ffep, else unmarked. Very light shelfwear. ; Xiii, 283pp. ; Society of Biblical Literature Dissertation Series 36; 283 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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53 Friedheim, Emmanuel RABBINISME ET PAGANISME EN PALESTINE ROMAINE Étude Historique Des Realia Talmudiques (Ier-IVème Siècles)
Brill Academic Publishers 2006 9004146431 / 9789004146433 Hardcover Fine+ in Fine+ dust jacket 
New in plastic wrapping; Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, 157; 9 x 2.5 x 5 Inches; 447 pages; This study deals essentially with the knowledge of the Palestinian Rabbis concerning paganism in the days of Mishna and Talmud. The Late Professor Saul Lieberman wrote that "Many isolated items on idolatry and idol worshippers are scattered all over rabbinic literature. It would require a large volume to treat this topic". This valuable and exhaustive study proves methodically that the Rabbis had deeper knowledge about Syrian, Arabian, Anatolian and Graeco-Roman Pagan cults than is commonly believed. Clear, accessible and displaying considerable scholarship this work will undoubtedly provide an important challenge to both historians, archaeologists, and scholars of Rabbinic texts. Cette étude traite essentiellement du niveau de connaissances des Rabbins de Judée et de Galilée concernant les cultes païens dans le sens le plus large du terme. Le Professeur Saul Lieberman affirmait : "Many isolated items on idolatry and idol worshippers are scattered all over rabbinic literature. It would require a large volume to treat this topic" Ce travail exhaustif, à travers l’ensemble du corpus talmudique et au regard de la réalité historique propre à la Palestine romaine, montre méthodiquement que les connaissances des Sages, tant sur les divinités du paganisme que sur des rites syriens, arabes, anatoliens voire gréco-romains, étaient bien plus vastes et approfondies, que ce qu’il est communément admis aujourd’hui par la recherche historique. De part sa clareté et son accessibilité, ce livre intéressera aussi bien les historiens du peuple juif, que ceux des religions antiques. Les archéologues, les historiens du Levant à l’époque romaine, ainsi que les spécialistes de la littérature talmudique y trouveront également un vif intérêt en vertu de son aspect extrêmement novateur. 
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54 Gager, John G MOSES IN GRECO-ROMAN PAGANISM
Abingdon Press 1972 0687206316 / 9780687206315 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Book has minor shelfwear. Dustjacket has a few small nicks and tears. Former institution stamp on title-page-- no other markings. ; Society of Biblical Literature, Monograph Series, Vol. 16; 173 pages; Moses' Religious Traits Prior to Jewish - Christian Influence. Dr. Gager focuses upon the positive and negative attitudes toward Moses as lawgiver and upon the central area of conflict between pagan culture and the Jews. In addition to the literary aspects, Dr. Gager examines documents in the area of magic and alchemy in which Moses enjoyed considerable renown. 
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55 Geljon, A. C. MOSES AS EXAMPLE The Philonic Background of Gregory of Nyssa's De Vita Moysis
Universiteit Leiden 2000 Softcover Fine 
Text in English with some Greek; summary in Dutch. ; Proefschrift (Diss. ) ; 242 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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56 Geljon, A. C. MOSES AS EXAMPLE The Philonic Background of Gregory of Nyssa's De Vita Moysis
Universiteit Leiden 2000 Softcover Very Good 
Very light soiling to front panel. Bottom corner of front wrap and first 3 pages lightly corner-creased. Minor shelfwear. ; Text in English with some Greek; summary in Dutch. ; Proefschrift (Diss. ) ; 242 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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57 Gesenius, H. F. W (Guil.) SCRIPTURAE LINGUAEQUE PHOENICIAE MONUMENTA QUOTQUOT SUPERSUNT Edita Et Inedita Ad Autographorum Optimorumque Exemplorum Fidem Edidit Additisque De Scriptura Et Lingua Phoenicum Commentarius.
F. C. W. Vogel 1837 Hardcover Very Good- 
Half leather. Light pencil marginalia on a few pages. Ex-library copy with call numbers, bookplate and pocket. Very light foxing passim. Wear to corners and spine ends. Beautiful marbled boards, textblock and endpapers with 5 raised bands. ; 3 parts in 1 volume. 48 plates with 85 illustrations of Phoenician fragments. Majority of Work is written in Latin with Phoencian and Hebrew. Seminal work on epigraphy of Phoenician. ; 481 pages 
Price: 485.00 USD
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58 Glouberman, Mark THE RAVEN, THE DOVE, AND THE OWL OF MINERVA The Creation of Humankind in Athens and Jerusalem
University of Toronto Press 2012 1442645059 / 9781442645059 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ has very slight wear. ; Through a close textual analysis and a contrastive examination of documents from both cultures, Mark Glouberman explores the biblical roots of our Western sense of self-identity and the ways in which non-philosophical Greek materials enhance our understanding of how that cultural view developed. Glouberman illustrates how the Hebrew Scriptures advance a humanist rather than a religious view of human nature. He then shows that this same view is germinally present in non-philosophical writings of archaic and classical Greece. Finally, Glouberman argues that the philosophical style of thinking, the intellectual basis of Greece’s contribution to the West, is in fact hostile to what the Bible teaches about human nature, and that central Hellenic figures from outside the philosophical mainstream – notably Homer and Sophocles – are ‘biblical’ in orientation. Each of Glouberman’s theses lends new depth to contemporary research on the Bible as a source of material that illuminates the human condition. ; 368 pages 
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59 Goedicke, Hans NEAR EASTERN STUDIES IN HONOR OF WILLIAM FOXWELL ALBRIGHT
The Johns Hopkins University Press 1971 0801812356 / 9780801812354 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Dustjacket has a few small nicks and tears at the top of the spine. DJ is price-clipped. ; This books consists of a series of 35 scholarly articles written by near eastern specialists on the occasion of the 80th birthday of William Albright (now deceased) , one of the foremost experts in near eastern studies in the last century. ; 503 pages; Some Articles include: Passive and Ergative in Hebrew; Phoenician Elements in Isaiah; A re-study of an Elephantine Aramaic Marriage Contract; Redaction of the Plague Narrative in Exodus; History and Cult in the Old Testament; Yahweh and Mari; Punic Art in Italy; Edom and Judah in the Sixth-Fifth Centuries B. C; Scene on the drinking mug from Ugarit; Remarks on Comparative Mythology; Ugaritic Texts and Textual Criticism of the Hebrew Bible; Formation of the Feminine in Semitic Languages; Gilgamesh. There are many more articles in English, German and French. 
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60 Golding, Louis IN THE STEPS OF MOSES THE CONQUEROR
Rich & Cowan, Ltd. 1938 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Browning to prelims. Top of spine is frayed. Tear along side of backstrip (3"). Rubbing to boards. ; An account of a journey in Moses steps from Mount Sinai to the Plain of Moab near Jericho; there are references to T. E. Lawrence ; 426 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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61 Goldscheider, Calvin AMERICAN JEWISH FERTILITY Trends and Differentials in the Providence Metropolitan Area
Atlanta, GA, U.S.A. Brown Judaic Studies 1986 0891309209 / 9780891309208 Softcover Near Fine 
Spine slightly tanned. Else fine. ; 140pp.; Brown Studies on Jews and Their Societies, V. 1; 140 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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62 Goldscheider, Calvin & Jacob Neusner (Eds. ) SOCIAL FOUNDATIONS OF JUDAISM
Englewood Cliffs Prentice-Hall 1990 0138186839 / 9780138186838 Softcover Near Fine 
Very faint shelfwear. ; 288 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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63 Goodenough, Erwin R. JEWISH SYMBOLS IN THE GRECO-ROMAN PERIOD Volume 12: Summary and Conclusions
Pantheon Books 1965 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Faint bump to upper edge of rear board. Else very minor shelfwear to book. DJ has large open tear to rear panel with a few other tears and chipping. ; Bollingen Series XXXVII; Vol. 12; 216 pages 
Price: 67.00 USD
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64 Gorny, Yosef FROM BINATIONAL SOCIETY TO JEWISH STATE Federal Concepts in Zionist Political Thought, 1920-1990, and the Jewish People
Brill Academic Publishers 2006 9004155295 / 9789004155299 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Unwrapped in plastic. ; Jewish Identities in a Changing World, V. 7; 9.25 x 0.75 x 6.25 Inches; 189 pages; The central issue in this book are the federal ideas in the Zionist political thought during seventy years, from the early 1920s to the late 1990s. These ideas and plans had a double meaning and purpose: to find a suitable political bi-national structure for the Jews and Arabs in Palestine, which will enable both of them to fulfill their national goals, and to enable the Jewish people in the world to make Palestine their homeland by free immigration. The Zionist federative ideas were carried by different and even rival political parties and leaders, ranging from right-wing nationalists to Social-Democrats and liberal humanists. But despite this diversity all of them were based on the liberal and democratic political tradition in Europe before World War I. These ideas were renewed in the State of Israel at the end of the last century. 
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65 Gracey, M. H. THE ROMAN ARMY IN SYRIA, JUDAEA AND ARABIA A Thesis Submitted...university of Oxford for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, 3 Vols
Unpublished Thesis, Oxford University Supplied By the British Thesis Service 1981 Hardcover Very Good 
Vol 1 pt 1: xix +182 pp; Vol 1 pt 2: pp 196-337; Vol 2: 151 pp; all vols electronically reproduced by the British Thesis Service, perfect bound card. Covers the identity of the garrisons of Syria, Judaea and Arabia from the reign of Augustus to the end of the fourth century, the dispositions of the troops, and the implications of these dispositions. ; 3 Volume Set COMPLETE 
Price: 585.00 USD
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66 Greenstone, Julius H. JEWISH FEASTS AND FASTS
Phila Jewish Publication Society 1945 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Minor rubbing at binding extremities. 1 corner lightly bumped. Faint ring-stain to front board. ; X, 317pp. Essays on Jewish holidays; 317 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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67 Grollenberg, Luc H. ; Mary F. Hedlund (Trans. ) SHORTER ATLAS OF THE BIBLE
Thomas Nelson & Sons 1959 Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
Minor shelfwear to book. Dustjacket has edgewear with chipping and a couple of tears. ; Shorter Atlas of the Bible is a distillation of the knowledge that archaeology and textual scholarship have brought to our understanding of scripture. With the aid of more than one hundred plates and full colour maps, Luc Grollenberg carries the story forward from the time of the Patriarchs until the beginnings of the Christian church. Each episode is interpreted in the light of our knowledge of conditions in Palestine at the time, an exercise which vastly expands our appreciation of the Bible. 
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68 Grossman, Cissy & (with Essays by Ronald B. Sobel & Reva Godlove Kirschberg) A TEMPLE TREASURY The Judaica Collection of Congregation Emanu-El of the City of New York
NY Hudson Hills Press 1989 1555950361 / 9781555950361 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Book is fine. DJ has very light shelfwear else fine. ; 199pp, profusely illustrated in 42 color plates and 192 duotone illustrations. Looks at about 200 treasures from the Judaica collection of the Congregation Emanu-El of New York City. Jewish Ceremonial art ranging from the 15th to the 20th century. ; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 199 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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69 Gruen, Erich S. HERITAGE AND HELLENISM The Reinvention of Jewish Traditon
University of California Press 1998 0520210522 / 9780520210523 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to book and DJ else fine. ; The interaction of Jew and Greek in antiquity intrigues the imagination. Both civilizations boasted great traditions, their roots stretching back to legendary ancestors and divine sanction. In the wake of Alexander the Great's triumphant successes, Greeks and Macedonians came as conquerors and settled as ruling classes in the lands of the eastern Mediterranean. Hellenic culture, the culture of the ascendant classes in many of the cities of the Near East, held widespread attraction and appeal. Jews were certainly not immune. In this thoroughly researched, lucidly written work, Erich Gruen draws on a wide variety of literary and historical texts of the period to explore a central question: How did the Jews accommodate themselves to the larger cultural world of the Mediterranean while at the same time reasserting the character of their own heritage within it? Erich Gruen's work highlights Jewish creativity, ingenuity, and inventiveness, as the Jews engaged actively with the traditions of Hellas, adapting genres and transforming legends to articulate their own legacy in modes congenial to a Hellenistic setting. Drawing on a diverse array of texts composed in Greek by Jews over a broad period of time, Gruen explores works by Jewish historians, epic poets, tragic dramatists, writers of romance and novels, exegetes, philosophers, apocalyptic visionaries, and composers of fanciful fables—not to mention pseudonymous forgers and fabricators. In these works, Jewish writers reinvented their own past, offering us the best insights into Jewish self-perception in that era. ; 335 pages 
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70 Guy, P. L. O., & W. E. Staples NEW LIGHT FROM ARMAGEDDON Second Provisional Report (1927-29) on the Excavations At Megiddo in Palestine, with a Chapter on an Inscribed Scaraboid
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1931 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Nicely rebound in 1/4 morocco, marbled boards. Former owner's bookplate on ffep, some pencil marginalia. Attractive book. ; Ix, 68pp, illustrated. ; Oriental Institute Communications 9; 68 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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71 Hadas-Lebel, Mireille; Miller, Richard (trans.) FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS Eyewitness to Rome's First-Century Conquest of Judea
Macmillan Publishing Company 1993 0025471619 / 9780025471610 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Spine slightly cocked. ; Looks at Josephus' account of the destruction of Jerusalem and the second Temple in the year 70 as well as Masada. ; 9.5 x 1.25 x 6.5 Inches; 269 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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72 Hanna, Ralph & David Lawton (Ed. ) THE SIEGE OF JERUSALEM
Early English Text Society 2003 0197223230 / 9780197223239 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very light creasing/edgewear along top edge of DJ else Fine. ; Early English Text Society No. 320; 324 pages; The historical romance of The Siege of Jerusalem was the most widely dispersed and popular Middle English alliterative poem in the medieval period apart from Piers Plowman. It was previously edited for the Society by Eugen Kölbing and Mabel Day (O. S. 188 (1932). This new edition offers a critical text based upon all the surviving manuscripts, some unavailable to Kölbing and Day. All extant manuscripts are fully described, and the editors discuss the sources and authorship, as well as the editorial methods best suited for presenting this text, which survives in many copies. 
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73 Harrington, Daniel J. (Ed. & Trans. ) THE HEBREW FRAGMENTS OF PSEUDO-PHILO'S LIBER ANTIQUITATUM BIBLICARUM PRESERVED IN THE CHRONICLES OF JERAHMEEL
Missoula Society of Biblical Literature 1974 Softcover Very Good 
Hebrew text with facing English translation. ISBN: 0884140369 ; Text and Translations 3. Pseudepigrapha Series 3; 74 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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74 Heaton, Eric William SOLOMON'S NEW MEN The Emergence of Ancient Israel as a National State
New York, New York, U.S.A. Pica Press 1975 0876637144 / 9780876637142 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Former owner's name on ffep. ; 216pp, illustrated. ; 216 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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75 Heger, Paul CULT AS THE CATALYST FOR DIVISION Cult Disputes As the Motive for Schism in the Pre-70 Pluralistic Environment
Brill Academic Publishers 2007 9004151664 / 9789004151666 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Unwrapped in Plastic. ; Studies on the Texts of the Desert of Judah; 1.3 x 9.62 x 6.55 Inches; 423 pages; The study asserts that conflicting sacrificial rules were the motive of the schism in Judean society, in the last period of the Second Temple. The study substantiates the thesis by a meticulous examination and comparison of the rabbinic and Qumran exegetical methods, and an exhaustive scrutiny of biblical sacrificial rules, demonstrating their deficiencies, the cause of the exegetical dissensions among the different groups. A short record of historical struggles, due to cult issues, and a scrutiny of Qumran literature, corroborating the utmost significance of the Temple cult in that group, complement the study. The study is useful for a comprehension of Qumran literature and particularly of the system of thought of its authors and their approach to the biblical writings. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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76 Henten, Jan Willem Van & Friedrich Avemarie MARTYRDOM AND NOBLE DEATH Selected Texts from Graeco-Roman, Jewish and Christian Antiquity
Routledge 2002 0415138906 / 9780415138901 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Small piece missing (1/4") from middle of spine from cut else NF. ; The Context of Early Christianity; 0.86 x 8.7 x 5.88 Inches; 160 pages;

This volume explores the fascinating phenomenon of noble death through pagan, Jewish and Christian sources. Today's society is uncomfortable with death, and willingly submitting to a violent and ostentatious death in public is seen as particularly shocking and unusual. Yet classical sources give a different view, with public self-sacrifice often being applauded. The Romans admired a heroic end in the battlefield or the arena, suicide in the tradition of Socrates was something laudable, and Christians and Jews alike faithfully commemorated their heroes who died during religious persecutions. The cross-cultural approach and wide chronological range of this study make it valuable for those interested in ancient history, religion and literature.

 
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77 Herrmann, Siegfried A HISTORY OF ISRAEL IN OLD TESTAMENT TIMES
Fortress Press 1975 0800604059 / 9780800604059 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-library copy with usual stamps, call numbers and pocket. Description of book has been pasted down to inner cover. ; An ideal introduction to Old Testament history. ; 364 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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78 Herzog, Ze'ev & George Rapp, Jr. , & Ora Negbi (Eds. ) EXCAVATIONS AT TEL MICHAL, ISRAEL
University of Minnesota Press 1989 0816616221 / 9780816616220 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Former owner's inked name stamp on front pastedown, embossed seal on titlepage and halftitle. Lower corners a bit rounded. ; Xxiii, 463pp, illustrated. ; Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, No 8; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 463 pages 
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79 Hughes, H. Maldwyn THE ETHICS OF JEWISH APOCRYPHAL LITERATURE
London Robert Culley 1910 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Former owner's ink name stamp on front pastedown, top corners bumped. Binding a bit rubbed at extremities, endpapers browned, front hinge starting to weaken a bit. Faint tape stains to half-title. ; [1910] no date 340pp. Thesis approved for the degree of doctor of divinity in the University of London. ; 340 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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80 Israel Museum & Judy Levy (Ed. ) TWELVE PAGES FROM THE CAIRO GENIZA
Israel Museum 1986 Second Edition Softcover Very Good 
Front wrap is partially sunned and discolored. ; Exhibition catalog. 34pp, illustrated. Bilingual Text in Hebrew and English. ; 34 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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81 Israel Museum & P. P. Kahane THE BIBLE IN ARCHAEOLOGY La Bible dans l'Archeologie
Jerusalem Israel Museum 1965 Softcover Very Good 
Some creasing and shelfwear to wraps. Minor soiling to wraps. ; 90pp, well illustrated. Text in English, Hebrew, and French. An exhibition to celebrate the opening of the Israel Museum.; 90 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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82 Jaffee, Martin S. (translator) THE TALMUD OF BABYLONIA An American Translation. XXVI. Tractate Horayot
Atlanta, GA, U.S.A. Scholars Press 1987 1555401198 / 9781555401191 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Book is fine. ; Brown Judaic Studies 90; 221 pages 
Price: 33.00 USD
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83 Jones, A. H. M. THE HERODS OF JUDAEA
Oxford Clarendon Press 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Discoloration to spine. Former owner's name on ffep. Light spotting to boards. Inner hinge is slightly cracked but book is solid. Light browning to inner covers. One map has minor writing in black ink in margin "=modern Amman (in Jordan). ; First chapter deals with Antipater; the next three chapters are devoted to the life of his more famous son, Herod the Great. Then follows the history of the three sons of Herod (Philip, Antipas, and Archelaus) , between whom the kingdom was divided and of the Roman procurators, amongst them Pontius Pilate, who succeeded Archelaus. Sixth chapter describes the meteoric career of Agrippa I. The last traces the gradual exacerbation of Jewish nationalism under the renewed Roman rule and the unavailing efforts of Agrippa II to stem the revolt which brought about the final destruction of the Temple. ; 271 pages 
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84 Josephus; H. St. J. Thackeray (Trans. ) JOSEPHUS Vol. IV: Jewish Antiquities, Books I-IV
Harvard University Press & William Heinemann 1957 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Front inner hinge starting. Small chip to cloth at base of spine. ; Loeb Classical Library No. 242; Vol. 4; 649 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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85 Josephus; Steve Mason (Trans. ) FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS: LIFE OF JOSEPHUS Translation and Commentary
Brill Academic Publishers 2003 039104205X / 9780391042056 Softcover Near Fine 
Very faint crease to 1 corner. ; liv, 287pp. With extensive commentary.; 287 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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86 Juster, Jean LES JUIFS DANS L'EMPIRE ROMAIN [2 VOLUMES BOUND IN 1] Leur Condition Juridique, Économique Et Sociale. Tome Premier & Tome Second
Librairie Paul Geuthner 1914 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Book has been rebound in black leather spine with brown marbled boards. Edgewear and chipping along edges of boards. Spine is rubbed and scratched. ; T1: (1914) 510 pp & T2: (1914) 338 pp ; 2 Volumes Bound in 1 Book; 848 pages 
Price: 140.00 USD
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87 Kanael, Baruch ALTJÜDISCHE MÜNZEN Literaturüberblicke Der Griechischen Numismatik
Verlag Michael Lassleben Kallmünz Opf. 1967 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Scholar's name to ffep (Christian Habicht) ; corners a bit bumped. ; Sonderdruck aus Jahrbuch für Numismatik unf Geldgeschichte, herausgegeben von der Bayerischen Numismatischen Gesellshaft 17. Jahrgang 1967 pp 157-298. ; 141 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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88 Kiev, Isaac Edward I. EDWARD KIEV 1905-1975
NY I. Edward Kiev Library Foundation, Inc. 1977 Hardcover Fine 
64pp, illustrated.; 64 pages 
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89 Kümmel, Werner Georg (Hrsg). Anna Maria Schwemer JÜDISCHE SCHRIFTEN AUS HELLENISTISCH-RÖMISCHER ZEIT. BAND I, LIEFERUNG 7: HISTORISCHE UND LEGENDARISCHE ERZÄHLUNGEN Vitae Prophetarum
Gütersloh Gerd Mohn 1997 3579039180 / 9783579039183 Softcover Very Good 
128pp.; Jüdische Schriften Aus Hellenistisch-Römischer Zeit Band I, 7; 128 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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90 Kümmel, Werner Georg (Hrsg). Belkis Philolenko-Sayar & Marc Philonenko JÜDISCHE SCHRIFTEN AUS HELLENISTISCH-RÖMISCHER ZEIT. BAND V, LIEFERUNG 5: APOKALYPSEN Die Apokalypse Abrahams
Gütersloh Gerd Mohn 1982 3579039555 / 9783579039558 Softcover Very Good 
Very minor shelfwear. ; 52pp; Jüdische Schriften Aus Hellenistisch-Römischer Zeit Band V, 5; 52 pages 
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