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Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Fergus Millar

Hannah M. Cotton and Guy MacLean Rogers (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This volume completes the author's three-volume collection of essays, which, together with his books, transformed the study of the Roman Empire by shifting the focus of inquiry onto the broader ... More


Hagar, Ishmael, Josephus, And the Origins of Islam*

Fergus Millar

in Rome, the Greek World, and the East: Volume 3: The Greek World, the Jews, and the East

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830307
eISBN:
9781469603216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876657_millar.20
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter explores the question of the genealogy and religious affiliation of Arabs in Josephus's retelling of the story of Abraham, Hagar, and Ishmael in the Antiquities. The legendary common ... More


Archaeological Context and Controversy: The Bones of James Unpacked

Byron R. McCane

in Resurrecting the Brother of Jesus: The James Ossuary Controversy and the Quest for Religious Relics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832981
eISBN:
9781469604787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895498_byrne.5
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the issue of authenticity. It situates the ossuary both within Jewish burial practices of the Roman period and the modern dynamics of the antiquities market. The chapter argues ... More


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