Universität Wien FIND

060025 VO Against Rome: The Jewish Wars against the Roman Empire (2018W)

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Language: German

Examination dates

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Thursday 18.10. 12:00 - 13:45 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Thursday 25.10. 12:00 - 13:45 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Thursday 08.11. 12:00 - 13:45 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Thursday 15.11. 12:00 - 13:45 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Thursday 22.11. 12:00 - 13:45 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Thursday 29.11. 12:00 - 13:45 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Thursday 06.12. 12:00 - 13:45 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Thursday 13.12. 12:00 - 13:45 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Thursday 10.01. 12:00 - 13:45 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Thursday 17.01. 12:00 - 13:45 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25
Thursday 31.01. 12:00 - 13:45 Hörsaal 1 Judaistik UniCampus Hof 7 2L-EG-25

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The Jewish wars influenced the history of Judaism permanently. In the years 66-70(74), 115-117, and 132-135 C.E., Jews revolted three times against the Roman empire. As a consequence of these revolts, the Jerusalem temple was destroyed, the Jews became a minority in their own land, Egyptian Judaism was eradicated, die the center of Judaism moved into the diaspora.

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral or written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

A.M. Berlin/J. Andrew Overman, eds., The First Jewish Revolt: Archaeology, History and Ideology, London 2002
W. Horbury: Jewish war under Trajan and Hadrian, 2014
M. Pucci Ben Zeev, Diaspora Judaism in Turmoil, 116/117 CE, Leuven 2005
P. Schäfer, Der Bar Kokhba-Aufstand. Studien zum zweiten jüdischen Krieg gegen Rom, Tübingen 1981
P. Schäfer, The Bar Kokhba War Reconsidered Tübingen 2003

Association in the course directory

BA: U1-411/412
MA: U2-411/412, U2-311/312

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