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The Resource Ancient Jewish sciences and the history of knowledge in Second Temple literature, editors Jonathan Ben-Dov and Seth Sanders

Ancient Jewish sciences and the history of knowledge in Second Temple literature, editors Jonathan Ben-Dov and Seth Sanders

Label
Ancient Jewish sciences and the history of knowledge in Second Temple literature
Title
Ancient Jewish sciences and the history of knowledge in Second Temple literature
Statement of responsibility
editors Jonathan Ben-Dov and Seth Sanders
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Until very recently, the idea of ancient Jewish sciences would have been considered unacceptable. Since the 1990's, Early Modern and Medieval Science in Jewish sources has been actively studied, but the consensus was that no real scientific themes could be found in earlier Judaism. This work points them out in detail, and posits a new field of research: the scientific activity evident in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Jewish Pseudepigrapha. The publication of new texts and new analyses of older ones reveals crucial elements that are best illuminated by the history of science, and may have inte
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
509.33/09014
Index
index present
LC call number
Q124.95
LC item number
.A53 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ben-Dov, Jonathan
  • Sanders, Seth L.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science, Ancient
  • Astronomy, Ancient
  • Astrology, Hebrew
  • Judaism and science
  • Physiognomy
Label
Ancient Jewish sciences and the history of knowledge in Second Temple literature, editors Jonathan Ben-Dov and Seth Sanders
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Philological and Epistemological remarks on Enoch's Science: response to papers buy Seth L. Sanders and James VanderKam
  • Loren Stuckenbruck
  • Ideals of science: the infrastructure of scientific activity in apocalyptic literature and in the Yahad
  • Jonathan Ben-Dov
  • Networks of scholars: the transmission of astronomical and astrological learning between Babylonians, Greeks, and Jews
  • Mladen Popović
  • "Ancient Jewish sciences" and the historiography of Judaism
  • Annette Yoshiko Reed
  • Introsuction
  • Jonathan Ben-Dov and Seth L. Sanders
  • Enoch and the Beginnings of Jewish interest in natural science
  • Phillip Alexander
  • Enoch's science
  • James VanderKam
  • "I was shown another calculation": the language of knowledge in Aramaic Enoch and priestly Hebrew
  • Seth L. Sanders
Control code
ocn879576055
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (275 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781479863983
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Ancient Jewish sciences and the history of knowledge in Second Temple literature, editors Jonathan Ben-Dov and Seth Sanders
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Philological and Epistemological remarks on Enoch's Science: response to papers buy Seth L. Sanders and James VanderKam
  • Loren Stuckenbruck
  • Ideals of science: the infrastructure of scientific activity in apocalyptic literature and in the Yahad
  • Jonathan Ben-Dov
  • Networks of scholars: the transmission of astronomical and astrological learning between Babylonians, Greeks, and Jews
  • Mladen Popović
  • "Ancient Jewish sciences" and the historiography of Judaism
  • Annette Yoshiko Reed
  • Introsuction
  • Jonathan Ben-Dov and Seth L. Sanders
  • Enoch and the Beginnings of Jewish interest in natural science
  • Phillip Alexander
  • Enoch's science
  • James VanderKam
  • "I was shown another calculation": the language of knowledge in Aramaic Enoch and priestly Hebrew
  • Seth L. Sanders
Control code
ocn879576055
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (275 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781479863983
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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