Land, center and diaspora

Jewish constructs in late antiquity by Isaiah Gafni

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  • Israel and the diaspora.,
  • Judaism -- History -- Talmudic period, 10-425.,
  • Jews -- Iraq -- Babylonia -- History.

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StatementIsaiah M. Gafni.
SeriesJournal for the study of the pseudepigrapha -- 21
LC ClassificationsBM177 .G34 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p. ;
Number of Pages136
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Open LibraryOL21616785M
ISBN 101850756449

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As in modern times, ongoing Jewish dispersion raised questions that went to the heart of Jewish self-identity, and declarations of allegiance to the ancestral homeland.

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This center and diaspora book. Land, Center and Diaspora Jewish Constructs in Late Antiquity. Isaiah Gafni. Book Details. Series: The Library of Second Temple Studies Categories: Second Temple Judaism.

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