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Jewish reactions to the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70 [electronic resource] : apocalypses and related pseudepigrapha / by Kenneth R. Jones.

By: Jones, Kenneth R., Ph. D.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism: v. 151.Publisher: Leiden : Brill, 2011Description: 1 online resource (x, 305 p.).ISBN: 9789004210448 (electronic bk.); 900421044X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism | Bible. Old Testament Ezra IV -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Greek Apocalypse of Baruch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Jerusalem -- History -- Siege, 70 A.D | Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D | Oracles, Greek | Oracula Sibyllina | Paralipomena Jeremiae -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem) -- In the Bible | Religion | RELIGION / Biblical Studies / Bible Study GuidesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Jewish reactions to the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70.DDC classification: 229/.91309500933442 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Chapter One. Introduction -- Chapter Two. "Are the deeds of Babylon better than those of Zion?" 4 Ezra and the Delayed Punishment of Rome -- Chapter Three. "Why do you look for the decline of your enemies?" 2 Baruch and the Roman Question -- Chapter Four. "Where is their God?" 3 Baruch and the Divine Government of the Cosmos -- Chapter Five. "Let anyone who desires the Lord forsake the works of Babylon" 4 Baruch and Jewish Cooperation with Rome -- Chapter Six. "Then the strife of war will come to the West" Sibylline Oracle 4 and the Conflict of East and West -- Chapter Seven. "Then he will return declaring himself equal to God" Sibylline Oracle 5 and the Return of Nero -- Chapter Eight. "And I saw there the likeness of the idol of jealousy" The Apocalypse of Abraham and Jewish Idolatry -- Chapter Nine. Conclusion.
Summary: This book explores the reaction to the Roman destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70 found in Jewish apocalypses and related literature preserved among the Pseudepigrapha (4 Ezra, 2 Baruch, 3 Baruch, 4 Baruch, Sibylline Oracles 4 and 5, and the Apocalypse of Abraham).
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This book explores the reaction to the Roman destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70 found in Jewish apocalypses and related literature preserved among the Pseudepigrapha (4 Ezra, 2 Baruch, 3 Baruch, 4 Baruch, Sibylline Oracles 4 and 5, and the Apocalypse of Abraham).

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Chapter One. Introduction -- Chapter Two. "Are the deeds of Babylon better than those of Zion?" 4 Ezra and the Delayed Punishment of Rome -- Chapter Three. "Why do you look for the decline of your enemies?" 2 Baruch and the Roman Question -- Chapter Four. "Where is their God?" 3 Baruch and the Divine Government of the Cosmos -- Chapter Five. "Let anyone who desires the Lord forsake the works of Babylon" 4 Baruch and Jewish Cooperation with Rome -- Chapter Six. "Then the strife of war will come to the West" Sibylline Oracle 4 and the Conflict of East and West -- Chapter Seven. "Then he will return declaring himself equal to God" Sibylline Oracle 5 and the Return of Nero -- Chapter Eight. "And I saw there the likeness of the idol of jealousy" The Apocalypse of Abraham and Jewish Idolatry -- Chapter Nine. Conclusion.

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