Aphrodite and the rabbis : how the Jews adapted Roman culture to create Judaism as we know it / Burton L. Visotzky.
"Hard to believe but true: - The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet - The Talmud rabbis presented themselves as Stoic philosophers - Synagogue buildings were Roman basilicas - Hellenistic rhetoric professors educated sons of well-to-do Jews - Zeus-Helios is depicted in synagogue...
New York :
St. Martin's Press,
Walker Library - 3rd Floor
Pull and Hold