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Moses in Graeco-Roman Paganism

John G. Gager

Moses in Graeco-Roman Paganism

by John G. Gager

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The study of magic in the Greco-Roman world is a branch of the disciplines of classics, ancient history and religious classical antiquity, including the Hellenistic world of ancient Greece and ancient Rome, historians and archaeologists view the public and private rituals associated with religion as part of everyday life. Examples of this phenomenon are found in the various state. As opposed to being highly derivative in character because of its alleged “early Catholicism” and its material common with Jude, 2 Peter provides insight into the moral and philosophical world of Graeco-Roman paganism when the epistle’s ethics and virtue are compared with the Stoic and Jewish ethical catalogues. Charles, J. Daryl.

Gager, John G.F.: Moses in Graeco-Roman Paganism, Society of Biblical Literature, Monograph Series, vol. 16, Nashville / New York Gaster, Moses (trans.): Sword of Moses. An Ancient Book of Magic, An ancient Hebrew / Aramaic book of magic (ca 10th ce?), repr. of The Royal Asiatic Society's Journal, London , (Kessinger Publ.),   Read "The Revelation of the Name YHWH to Moses: Perspectives from Judaism, the Pagan Graeco-Roman World, and Early Christianity. Edited by George H. Van Kooten, Journal of Theological Studies" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your : Soskice, Janet.

B. The documentary mentions the “Sculptural Environment” of Graeco-Roman cities (see – and ); Prof. Eliav edited a book by this title (see here). Browse the introduction to this book. In particular, explain the use of the term “environment”: C. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Graeco-Roman paganism. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Last edited on 23 June , at Content is available under CC BY-SA unless otherwise.


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Moses in Graeco-Roman Paganism by John G. Gager Download PDF EPUB FB2

According to this book, Greco-Roman pagans had a wide variety of views about Moses and about the creation of Judaism. Gager divides these views Moses in Graeco-Roman Paganism book several general categories: 1.

Commentators who viewed Moses as a wise lawgiver. For example, in BC Hecateus described Moses as a man "highly distinguished in both practical wisdom and courage."Cited by: Moses In Greco Roman Paganism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5.

Moses in Greco-Roman Paganism by G. John Gager,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4). In this book the varied and important reception is traced which the story of the revelation of YHWHs name to Moses received in Judaism, early Christianity, and the pagan Graeco-Roman world.

Addeddate Author Name Gager, John G. Title MOSES IN GRECO-ROMAN PAGANISM. Binding Hardcover. Book Condition Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. Publisher Abingdon Press ISBN Number / Seller ID The Revelation of the Name YHWH to Moses: Perspectives from Judaism, the Pagan Graeco-Roman World, and Early Christianity (Themes in Biblical Narrative) | George H.

van Kooten | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Gager, J. Moses in Greco-Roman paganism, SBLMS 16 (). Geffcken, J. Zwei griechische Apologeten, Sammlung wissenschaftlicher Kommentare zu griechischen und römischen Schriftstellern (Leipzig: Teubner, ).Cited by: Moses/Musaeus/Mochos and his God Yahweh, Iao, and Sabaoth, seen from a Graeco-Roman perspective.

van Kooten, G. H.,The revelation of the name YHWH to Moses: Perspectives from Judaism, the pagan Graeco-Roman world, and early : G.H.

van Kooten. The Revelation of the Name of Yhwh to Moses: Perspectives from Judaism, the Pagan Graeco‐Roman World, and Early Christianity – Edited by George Author: Won W.

Lee. The last four books of the Torah—Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy—are primarily dedicated to the life and activities of Moses and his people. Exodus starts with the birth of Moses and Deuteronomy ends with his death and burial by Yahweh.

According to this book, Greco-Roman pagans had a wide variety of views about Moses and about the creation of Judaism. Gager divides these views into several general categories: 1. Commentators who viewed Moses as a wise lawgiver.

For example, in BC Hecateus described Moses as a man "highly distinguished in both practical wisdom and courage."5/5. Moses the wise lawgiver of the Jews --Moses as a deficient lawgiver --Moses and the Exodus --Moses and Magic.

Series Title: Society of Biblical Literature monograph series, no. The revelation of YHWH s name to Moses is a momentous event according to the Old Testament. The name Yahweh is of central importance in Judaism, and Yahwism became tantamount to Jewish monotheism. As such, this designation of God also attracted the attention of pagan writers in the Graeco-Roman period.4/5(2).

The Book of Exodus: ‘ The Israelites Leaving Egypt’ by David Roberts, c. (Public Domain) Moses, according to Atrapanus, was raised as the son of Chenephres, king of Upper of Egypt. Chenephres thought Moses was his own son – but, apparently, the bond between a father and a son wasn’t enough to keep Chenephres from trying to kill him.

Graeco-Roman perspective. In G. Kooten (Ed.), The revelation of the name YHWH to Moses: Perspectives from Judaism, the pagan Graeco-Roman world, and early christianity (pp. ).Author: G.H. van Kooten. The book’s final section treats of Moses and the Name in New Testament and early Christianity.

Bert Jan Peerbolte discusses the ‘The Name above all Names’ in Phil.stressing the identification of the name of Jesus with the Tetragrammaton in ways made familiar to many by the work of Larry Hurtado and Richard Bauckham, whom Peerbolte : Janet Soskice. Margaret H. Williams presents a selection of studies, most of them epigraphically based, on the Jewish Diaspora in Graeco-Roman antiquity.

Those collected in the first part deal with problems connected with the Jewish community in Rome, its history, organisation and burial practices. The papers in the second part are mainly concerned with other Jewish settlements in the Roman Empire, most.

The revelation of YHWH's name to Moses is a momentous event according to the Old Testament. The name 'Yahweh' is of central importance in Judaism, and 'Yahwism' became tantamount to Jewish monotheism. As such, this designation of God also attracted the attention of pagan writers in the Graeco-Roman period.4/5(2).

The revelation of the name YHWH to Moses: perspectives from Judaism, the pagan Graeco-Roman world, and early Christianity / edited by George H.

van Kooten. Format Book Published Leiden ; Boston: Brill, Description xiv, p. ; 25 cm. Other contributors Kooten, Geurt Hendrik van, Series. The Five Books of Moses are the biblical books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.

There are a few different names for the Five Books of Moses: Pentateuch (πεντάτευχος): This is the Greek name, which means "five scrolls." Torah (תּוֹרָה): Although Judaism has both a Written Torah and an Oral Torah, the Author: Ariela Pelaia. More editions of Moses in Greco-Roman Paganism: Moses in Graeco-Roman Paganism: ISBN () Hardcover, Scholars Pr, ; Moses in Greco-Roman Paganism: ISBN () Softcover, Society of Biblical Literature, Get this from a library!

The revelation of the name YHWH to Moses: perspectives from Judaism, the pagan Graeco-Roman world, and early Christianity. [Geurt Hendrik van Kooten;].The revelation of YHWH's name to Moses is a momentous event according to the Old Testament. The name 'Yahweh' is of central importance in Judaism, and 'Yahwism' became tantamount to Jewish monotheism.

As such, this designation of God also attracted the attention of pagan Format: Capa dura.