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Author Zeldes, N. (Nadia), 1952- author
Title Reading Jewish history in the Renaissance : Christians, Jews, and the Hebrew Sefer Josippon / Nadia Zeldes
Imprint Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2020]
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  DS122.J743 Z49 2020    AVAILABLE    30530001373224
Descript ix, 201 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Chapter 1. The roles of Sefer Josippon in medieval Jewish narratives -- Chapter 2. The Christian reception of Josippon in the Middle Ages -- Chapter 3. Josippon as a source for founding myths -- Chapter 4. The Book of Josippon in the Renaissance: Christian Hebraists and religious polemic -- Chapter 5. The Book of Josippon in the Renaissance: Jewish historiography and religious polemic -- Chapter 6. Fifteenth-century vernacular translations of the Book of Josippon -- Chapter 7. Demolishing the myth: the Book of Josippon under humanistic scrutiny
"This study examines the discourse surrounding Josippon in religious polemics and in the construction of historical and mythical narratives during the Renaissance period"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Josippon
Jews -- History -- 586 B.C.-70 A.D
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