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Jew and Gentile in the Ancient World:
Attitudes and Interactions from Alexander to Justinian
Louis H. Feldman

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Ch. 1Contacts between Jews and Non-Jews in the Land of Israel3
Ch. 2The Strength of Judaism in the Diaspora45
Ch. 3Official Anti-Jewish Bigotry: The Responses of Governments to the Jews84
Ch. 4Popular Prejudice against Jews107
Ch. 5Prejudice against Jews among Ancient Intellectuals123
Ch. 6The Attractions of the Jews: Their Antiquity177
Ch. 7The Attractions of the Jews: The Cardinal Virtues201
Ch. 8The Attractions of the Jews: The Ideal Leader, Moses233
Ch. 9The Success of Proselytism by Jews in the Hellenistic and Early Roman Periods288
Ch. 10The Success of Jews in Winning "Sympathizers"342
Ch. 11Proselytism by Jews in the Third, Fourth, and Fifth Centuries383
Ch. 12Conclusion416
Abbreviations447
Notes461
Bibliography587
Indexes621
Names and Subjects646
Geographical Place-Names662
Greek, Latin, and Hebrew and Aramaic Words664
Modern Scholars672

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