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Ancient fiction [electronic resource] : the matrix of early Christian and Jewish narrative / edited by Jo-Ann A. Brant, Charles W. Hedrick, and Chris Shea.

Contributor(s): Brant, Jo-Ann A, 1956- | Hedrick, Charles W | Shea, Chris, 1949-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Symposium series (Society of Biblical Literature): no. 32.Publisher: Atlanta : Society of Biblical Literature, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 372 p.).ISBN: 1429411007 (electronic bk.); 9781429411004 (electronic bk.); 1589833074; 9781589833074; 9781589831667 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1589831667 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Bible. New Testament -- Criticism, Narrative | Narration in the Bible -- Comparative studies | Greek literature, Hellenistic -- History and criticism | Greek literature, Hellenistic -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism | Narration in the Bible | Electronic books | RELIGION -- Biblical Reference -- QuotationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ancient fiction.DDC classification: 220.6/6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The educational curriculum in Chariton's Callirhoe / Ronald F. Hock -- Imitating imitation : Vergil, Homer, and Acts 10:1-11:18 / Chris Shea -- Die Entf�uhrung in das Serail : Aspasia : a female Aesop? / Richard I. Pervo -- Novel and mystery : discourse, myth, and society / Gerhard van den Heever -- Midrash as fiction and midrash as history : what did the rabbis mean? / Chaim Milikowsky -- Mimesis and dramatic art in Ezekiel : the tragedians' exagoge / Jo-Ann A. Brant -- Daniel 1-6 : a biblical story-collection / Tawny L. Holm -- 3 Maccabees : an anti-Dionysian polemic / Noah Hacham -- Third Maccabees : historical fictions and the shaping of Jewish identity in the Hellenistic period / Sara R. Johnson -- Humor and paradox in the characterization of Abraham in the Testament of Abraham / Jared W. Ludlow -- Resurrection and social perspectives in the apocryphal Acts of Peter and Acts of John / Judith B. Perkins -- The breasts of Hecuba and those of the daughters of Jerusalem : Luke's transvaluation of a famous Iliadic scene / Dennis R. MacDonand -- The choral crowds in the tragedy according to St. Matthew / J.R.C. Cousland -- The summaries of Acts 2, 4, and 5 and utopian literary traditions / Ruben Rene Dupertuis -- A biography of a motif : the empty tomb in the Gospels, the Greek novels, and Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet / Andy Reimer.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-344) and indexes.

The educational curriculum in Chariton's Callirhoe / Ronald F. Hock -- Imitating imitation : Vergil, Homer, and Acts 10:1-11:18 / Chris Shea -- Die Entf�uhrung in das Serail : Aspasia : a female Aesop? / Richard I. Pervo -- Novel and mystery : discourse, myth, and society / Gerhard van den Heever -- Midrash as fiction and midrash as history : what did the rabbis mean? / Chaim Milikowsky -- Mimesis and dramatic art in Ezekiel : the tragedians' exagoge / Jo-Ann A. Brant -- Daniel 1-6 : a biblical story-collection / Tawny L. Holm -- 3 Maccabees : an anti-Dionysian polemic / Noah Hacham -- Third Maccabees : historical fictions and the shaping of Jewish identity in the Hellenistic period / Sara R. Johnson -- Humor and paradox in the characterization of Abraham in the Testament of Abraham / Jared W. Ludlow -- Resurrection and social perspectives in the apocryphal Acts of Peter and Acts of John / Judith B. Perkins -- The breasts of Hecuba and those of the daughters of Jerusalem : Luke's transvaluation of a famous Iliadic scene / Dennis R. MacDonand -- The choral crowds in the tragedy according to St. Matthew / J.R.C. Cousland -- The summaries of Acts 2, 4, and 5 and utopian literary traditions / Ruben Rene Dupertuis -- A biography of a motif : the empty tomb in the Gospels, the Greek novels, and Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet / Andy Reimer.

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