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Jewish Communities in Asia Minor

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis,
  • History - General History,
  • Religion,
  • Hebrew,
  • Bibles,
  • Bibles - Hebrew,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General,
  • Middle East - Turkey,
  • Jews--Turkey--History,
  • Religion / Bibles / Hebrew,
  • Religion : Bibles - Hebrew,
  • Religion : Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General,
  • 168 B.C.-135 A.D,
  • Antiquities,
  • History,
  • Jews,
  • Turkey,
  • Bible - Criticism Interpretation - General

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSociety for New Testament Studies Monograph Series
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714691M
    ISBN 100521030323
    ISBN 109780521030328
    OCLC/WorldCa71347496


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Jewish Communities in Asia Minor by Paul R. Trebilco Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book brings together the evidence for significant Jewish communities in another part of the Diaspora, namely Asia Minor. By collating archaeological, epigraphic, classical, New Testament and patristic sources, the book provides an invaluable and coherent description of the life of Jewish communities in Asia Minor, and so gives a more Price: $ Scholarly assessment of Jewish communities in the Hellenistic and Graeco-Roman Diaspora has, in the past, been dominated by our knowledge of the large and influential communities in Rome and Alexandria.

This book brings together the evidence for significant Jewish communities in another part of the Diaspora, namely Asia Minor. By collating archaeological, epigraphic. This book brings together the evidence for significant Jewish communities in another part of the Diaspora, namely Asia Minor.

By collating archaeological, epigraphic, classical, New Testament and patristic sources, the book provides an invaluable and coherent description of the life of Jewish communities in Asia Minor, and so gives a more Cited by: But the most extensive and detailed information on Jewish settlements throughout Asia Minor is furnished by numerous inscriptions and documents preserved by Josephus in Antiquities (book 14), and by accounts of the Jewish communities in the New Testament – in Acts and in Paul's Epistles.

According to these inscriptions, Jews were settled in. This book brings together the evidence for significant Jewish communities in Asia Minor, by collating archaeological, epigraphic, classical, New Testament and patristic sources. The book provides an invaluable and coherent description of the life of Jewish communities in Asia Minor, and so gives a more complete Jewish Communities in Asia Minor book than was previously.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Society for New Testament Studies Monograph: Jewish Communities in Asia Minor 69 by Paul Trebilco (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. Ancient Jewish Communities in Asia Minor.

Modern city-names in Roman type. (Drawn especially for "The Jewish Encyclopedia.") As Judaism became affected by outside influences, and in turn influenced the surrounding society, various hybrid groups grew up side by side with the relatively orthodox elements.

As early as the third century BCE Jewish communities sprang up in the Aegean islands, Greece, Asia Minor, Cyrenaica, Italy and Egypt.: 8–11 In Palestine, under the favourable auspices of the long period of peace - almost a whole century - which followed the advent of the Ptolemies, the new ways were to flourish.

By means of all kinds of. Luke relates that Jewish residents of the cities in Asia Minor opposed both the Jewish Christian missionaries and the new Christian communities. The The Evidence in the New Testament 1. Pisidian Antioch (Colonia Caesarea Antiocheia) is the first city in Asia Mi nor for which Christian missionary work and Jewish opposition is reported.

Schnabel: Jewish Opposition to Christians in Asia Minor in the New Testament. When Paul and Barnabas arrived in the city in the summer of a.d. 46,4 their encounter with the Jewish community was ini- tially positive (Acts –16, 42–43). Luke asserts in his account of theFile Size: KB. This book brings together the evidence for significant Jewish communities in another part of the Diaspora, namely Asia Minor.

By collating archaeological, epigraphic, classical, New Testament and patristic sources, the book provides an invaluable and coherent description of the life of Jewish communities in Asia Minor, and so gives a more Pages: Early Jewish communities in Asia Minor and the early Christian movement.

In M. Tiwald (Ed.), Q in context II: Social setting and archaeological background of the Sayings Source. (pp. Many of these Early Christians were merchants and others who had practical reasons for traveling to northern Africa, Asia Minor, Arabia, Greece, and other places.

Over 40 such communities were established by the yearmany in Anatolia, also known as Asia Minor, such as the Seven churches of Asia. There were large Jewish communities in Syria, a very large one in the city of Antioch, but throughout Syria, and there were numerous Jewish communities throughout Asia.

© Cambridge University Press Cambridge University Press - Jewish Communities in Asia Minor - Paul R. Trebilco Index More information. Author's Introduction General Introduction Abbreviations Maps Turkey's Seven Regions with Biblical Sites Jewish Communities in Asia Minor Paul's Anatolian Journeys John's Seven Churches of Asia Peter's Communities Chapter 1: East Region (Dogu Anadolu Bolgesi) Publish your book with B&: As an indigenous West Asian people, Jews have been present in western Asia since the beginning of their history.

Some examples of ancient Jewish communities in the Mediterranean and Caucasus are: Iran (Persian Jews) and Iraq (); the Georgian Jews and Mountain Jews of the Caucasus. Through the centuries, they also established Jewish communities in eastern parts.

This book brings together the evidence for significant Jewish communities in another part of the Diaspora, namely Asia Minor. By collating archaeological, epigraphic, classical, New Testament and patristic sources, the book provides an invaluable and coherent description of the life of Jewish communities in Asia Minor, and so gives a more.

The first synagogues in Asia Minor were apparently built at that time. Important evidence of the distribution of Jews in Asia Minor has been preserved in the Roman circular of b.c.e. to the Hellenistic cities and states.

It mentions Caria, Pamphylia, and Lycia as places of Jewish settlement (i Macc. The Jewish Communities Database of The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot is one of the richest collections of Jewish community culture in the world.

Over the past four dacades, The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot has collected an astounding array of facts, figures, anecdotes, narratives, and cultural descriptions from.

Biblical Turkey is an authoritative and comprehensive guide to the ancient Jewish and Christian sites in Turkey. It includes all the references to cities, regions, provinces, and natural features in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Apocrypha/Deuterocanonicals, /5.

Entry for 'Asia Minor' - The Jewish Encyclopedia - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this encyclopedia is a descriptive record of the history, religion and customs of the Jewish people Ancient Jewish Communities in Asia Minor. Modern city-names in Roman type.

This compares well with the many examples of women holding prominent civic and regional offices in Asia Minor. In general, the offices of the Jewish communities in Asia Minor are modelled on those of the polis and the provincial assemblies.

The image of Jewish women in the diaspora is, thus, different from that found in the rabbinical writings. The Ancient Synagogue of Sardis, Turkey Haim F. Ghiuzeli The ruins of the ancient city of Sardis (also spelled Sardes) lie near the modern village of Sart (also called Sartmahmut), about 10 kilometers west of the modern town of Sahlihli and some 70 kilometers east from Izmir (formerly Smyrna) in Western Anatolia (Asia Minor), now in Turkey.

The relationship between Israel and China is mostly business-related, quite a few Jewish communities found their place in the Asian country over. Scholarly assessment of Jewish communities in the Hellenistic and Graeco-Roman Diaspora has, in the past, been dominated by our knowledge of the large and influential communities in Rome and Alexandria.

This book brings together the evidence for significant Jewish communities in another part of the Diaspora, namely Asia Minor. Diaspora, (Greek: Dispersion) the dispersion of Jews among the Gentiles after the Babylonian Exile; or the aggregate of Jews or Jewish communities scattered “in exile” outside Palestine or present-day Israel.

Although the term refers to the physical dispersal of Jews throughout the. By the first century of our era, Jews living abroad far outnumbered those living in Palestine and had done so for generations. Substantial Jewish communities were found throughout the Greek mainland and Aegean islands, Asia Minor, the Tigris–Euphrates valley, Egypt, and Italy.

Mark Wilson. Mark Wilson is the founder and director of the Asia Minor Research Center in Antalya, Turkey, a country in which he and his wife Dindy have lived since He received a et Phil. from the University of South Africa (Pretoria) where he serves as a Research Fellow in Biblical Archaeology.

Their presence was so significant that the thriving port was closed on the Jewish sabbath until World War I. Migration of Greeks from Asia Minor as part of the post–World War I population transfers with Turkey, along with political tensions within Greece, made many Greek Jews feel increasingly vulnerable in the decades before World War II.

Celebrating the diversity of the Jewish experience in Asia. Asian Jewish Life is non-profit organization dedicated to creating a platform to share regional Jewish thoughts, ideas and culture and promote unity.

Question: "What does the Bible mean when it refers to the Diaspora?" Answer: The word Diaspora is a transliteration of a Greek word that means “to sow throughout” or “to distribute in foreign lands” or “scatter abroad.” Some form of the Greek word is seen in six different New Testament passages, and at its simplest meaning, the Diaspora refers to Jews.

By the first century of our era, Jews living abroad far outnumbered those living in Palestine and had done so for generations.

Substantial Jewish communities were found throughout the Greek mainland and Aegean islands, Asia Minor, the Tigris-Euphrates valley, Egypt, and Italy.

Literature of the 1st century ce refers to numerous synagogues not only in Palestine but also in Rome, Greece, Egypt, Babylonia, and Asia the middle of that century, all sizable Jewish communities had a synagogue where regular morning, afternoon, and evening services were held, with special liturgies on the Sabbath and on religious festivals.

Modern-day Bible scholars study the Johannine community for help in understanding interreligious squabbles. What was “the Johannine community”. It was a network of churches located in Asia Minor responsible for the production of four New Testament writings: the Gospel of John and the three letters known as 1 John, 2 John, and 3 John.

He wrote a book on his travels, which vividly depicts the many Jewish communities he visited and also gives a picture of general political and economic conditions. at the age of 17, he left Jassy, where he had lived for several years, and traveled through the Balkans, Asia Minor, Mesopotamia, and India.

Eventually he settled in a city in. About the Book. Until the publication of this remarkably comprehensive history of the Sephardi diaspora, only limited attention had been given to the distinctive Judeo-Spanish cultural entity that flourished in the Balkans and Asia Minor for more than four centuries.

Paul's Mission and Letters Antioch itself has one of the largest Jewish communities outside of the Jewish homeland in the Roman period. Paul left and went to Western Turkey or Asia Minor.

BBR () p. Jewish Opposition to Christians in Asia Minor in the First Century. Eckhard J. Schnabel. Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. This study examines the reasons for the opposition of the Jews of Roman Asia Minor to the Jewish.

Start studying Ch. 5 Rome and the Rise of Christianity. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Jewish fisherman who had become a follower of Jesus. Paul. founded Christian communities throughout Asia Minor and along the shores of the Aegean Sea; major apostle who was a highly educated Jewish Roman. By the first century of our era, Jews living abroad far outnumbered those living in Palestine and had done so for generations.

Substantial Jewish communities were found throughout the Greek mainland and Aegean islands, Asia Minor, the Tigris-Euphrates valley, Egypt, and : $Dr. Mark Wilson is the founder and director of the Asia Minor Research Center in Antalya, Turkey, a country in which he and his wife Dindy have lived since The purpose of the AMRC is to promote the study of early Judaism and Christianity in Asia Minor.

Anatolia book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This is the first comprehensive study of the history of Asia Minor in antiquity t /5(3).