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Title The Jewish Temple : a non-biblical sourcebook / [edited by] C.T.R. Hayward
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1996

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 211 pages)
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Hecataeus of Abdera -- 2. Aristeas -- 3. Wisdom of Jesus Ben Sira in Hebrew -- 4. Wisdom of Jesus Ben Sira in Greek -- 5. Book of Jubilees -- 6. Writings of Philo of Alexandria -- 7. Writings of Josephus -- 8. Pseudo-Philo's Liber Antiquitatum Biblicarum
Summary "This book uncovers the meaning and significance of the Jewish Temple and its Service during the last centuries of its existence. The non-biblical sources indicate that the Temple and its rites were seen as holding the universe together, providing order and meaning in a world which would overwise easily lapse into chaos."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-191) and indexes
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Subject Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem) -- History -- Sources
Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem) -- History -- Sources
Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem)
Greek literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism
RELIGION -- Judaism -- Rituals & Practice.
Greek literature -- Jewish authors
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History
Sources
Form Electronic book
Author Hayward, Robert, 1948-
ISBN 0203300718
9780203300718
0203424999
9780203424995
9780415102391
0415102391
9780415102407
0415102405