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060021 SE At Home among Strangers - Strangers at Home: Jewish Identity in Antiquity (2012S)

Continuous assessment of course work

Details

Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 15.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 22.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 29.03. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 19.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 26.04. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 03.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 10.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 24.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 31.05. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 14.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 21.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17
Thursday 28.06. 11:30 - 13:00 Hörsaal 2 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-17

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In the course of its existence Judaism was exposed both in the diaspora and at home to foreig cultural and religious influences. How Jewish culture and religion responded to these influences coined Jewish identity and influences Judaism not only as of today. This seminar will study the mechanisms of Jewish acculturation and the preservation of Jewish cultural identity by way of selected examples from antiquity.

Assessment and permitted materials

Presentation and final term paper

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Analysis of Jewish acculturation and the preservation of Jewish cultural identity in antiquity

Examination topics

Reading list

J. M. G. Barclay, Jews in the Mediterranean Diaspora, 1996
M. Hengel, Judentum und Hellenismu, 2. Aufl. 1973
L. I. Levine/D. R. Schwartz, Hg., Jewish Identities in Antiquity, 2009
E. M. Smallwood, The Jews under Roman Rule, 2001

Association in the course directory

MA: U2-413-1

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