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Spinning Fantasies: Rabbis, Gender, and History

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Miriam Peskowitz offers a dramatic revision to our understanding of early rabbinic Judaism. Using a wide range of sources - archaeology, legal texts, grave goods, technology, art, and writings in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek, and Latin - she challenges traditional assumptions regarding Judaism's historical development. Following the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple by Roman armies in 70 C.E., new incarnations of Judaism emerged. Of these, rabbinic Judaism was the most successful, becoming the classical form of the religion. ...

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Spinning Fantasies: Rabbis, Gender, and History
1997, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520209671

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Spinning Fantasies: Rabbis, Gender, and History
1997, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520208315

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