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...

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Main Author: Visotzky, Burton L.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2016.
Edition:First edition.
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