Congress of the Society of Biblical Literature, Hellenistic Judaism Session. Thematic session on “The Impact of the Hellenistic and Roman Empires upon Israel: A Comparative Perspective”


Hellenistic Judaism, S19-116
11/19/2018
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Room: Mile High Ballroom 2B (Lower Level) - Convention Center (CC)

Theme: The Impact of the Hellenistic and Roman Empires upon Israel: A Comparative Perspective

Katell Berthelot, CNRS, Presiding (5 min)
Deborah Forger, Dartmouth College
God Made Manifest: Jewish High Priest as Visible Counterpoint to Deified Greco-Roman Emperors? (20 min)
G. Anthony Keddie, University of British Columbia
A New State of Affairs: Egyptian Jewish Sources on Ptolemaic and Roman Ta Pragmata (State Affairs) (20 min)
Catherine E. Bonesho, University of California-Los Angeles
The Festival of Dionysus and Saturnalia in Jewish Responses to Greek and Roman Rule (20 min)
Sarah Christine Teets, University of Virginia
The Trauma of Autopsy and the Transgression of History in Josephus’ Jewish War (20 min)
Susannah McBay, University of Chester
From Kings to Monsters: The Jewish Response to Political Enemies in the Sibylline Tradition. (20 min)
Discussion (35 min)
Business Meeting (10 min)

Event details

Date: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 09:00 to 11:30
Location: 
Denver (USA), Convention Center, Mile High Ballroom 2B (Lower Level)