History of the Jews in the second and first centuries B.C.
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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • Jews -- History -- 168 B.C.-135 A.D.,
  • Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited with a preface by Jacob Neusner.
SeriesOrigins of Judaism ;, v. 5
ContributionsNeusner, Jacob, 1932-, Green, William Scott.
LC ClassificationsBM177 .O75 1990 vol. 5, DS121.7 .O75 1990 vol. 5
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1860512M
ISBN 100824081765
LC Control Number90013896

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