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Christian Identity in the Jewish and Graeco-Roman World

Judith Lieu

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199262892
eISBN:
9780191602818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262896.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Early Christianity took shape through its texts, and is only available to us in the earliest centuries through its texts. Using contemporary models of how identity is constructed, the construction of ... More


Boundaries

Judith Lieu

in Christian Identity in the Jewish and Graeco-Roman World

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199262892
eISBN:
9780191602818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262896.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Recent social-scientific study has explored the role of boundaries in the construction and maintenance of identity as points of transformation and negotiation as well as of exclusion. Applied to ... More


The Gymnasium and Greek Identity

Mario C. D. Paganini

in Gymnasia and Greek Identity in Ptolemaic Egypt

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192845801
eISBN:
9780191938122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845801.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on questions of identity more clearly and provides an analysis of its different implications, to show how the communities of the gymnasia of Hellenistic Egypt, while following ... More


Worlds without Compromise: Reconstructing the Disparities

Yaacov Shavit

in Athens in Jerusalem: Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774259
eISBN:
9781800340879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774259.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter addresses the persistent binary between Jewish and Greek culture. It shows how Jewish writers, thinkers, and creative artists of diverse viewpoints adopted the binary model as an ... More


Our Own People? Repatriation, Citizenship, Belonging

Philip E. Phillis and Philip E. Phillis

in Greek Cinema and Migration, 1991-2016

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474437035
eISBN:
9781474495226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437035.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Amongst the diverse populations migrating to Greece in the 1990s were also thousands of so-called ‘co-ethnic’ Orthodox Greeks from Southern Albania and the Black Sea Region (also known as the Pontic ... More


Introduction

Mark R. Thatcher

in The Politics of Identity in Greek Sicily and Southern Italy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197586440
eISBN:
9780197586471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197586440.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter presents the book’s central questions and arguments. How do multiple identities coexist in a single community? How do these identities relate to one another? How do they influence the ... More


Continuity and Change in the Third Century

Mark R. Thatcher

in The Politics of Identity in Greek Sicily and Southern Italy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197586440
eISBN:
9780197586471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197586440.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter uses two case studies to explore how identities both changed and stayed the same under the changing conditions of the Hellenistic period. First, in southern Italy, Hellenic identity ... More


Gentiles Are Not Barbarians

Adi Ophir and Ishay Rosen-Zvi

in Goy: Israel's Multiple Others and the Birth of the Gentile

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198744900
eISBN:
9780191806018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744900.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Early Christian Studies

This chapter compares the Jew-goy distinction to another binary opposition functioning in Mediterranean antiquity, usually considered both older and similar: the Greek-barbarian one. After following ... More


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