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By Goodman, M.

Those amassed reports, formerly released in diversified locations among 199 and 26, talk about vital and debatable matters within the learn of the advance of Judaism within the Roman international from the 1st century C.E. to the 5th.

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268 and elsewhere; and see the brief, not wholly convincing discussion by D. Altschuler, ‘The Treatise “On Customs and Causes” by Flavius Josephus,’ Jewish Quarterly Review, 69 (1978–1979), pp. 226–232. 13 See Bilde, Flavius Josephus (above, note 5), pp. 104–113. , pp. 65–104. S. Williams, in ‘Morton Smith on the Pharisees in Josephus’ ( Jewish Quarterly Review, 84 [1993], p. , books 13–18, refers to Pharisees either individually or collectively. 38 chapter three outside; discrepancies are explained as a result of the development of a group over time, or as evidence that different strands of a group co-existed; as a last resort, the sources of the evidence which contradicts Josephus are sometimes dismissed as ignorant.

The Sages of the third century had already agreed that the basic commandments which had been the law identity and authority in ancient judaism 31 for the “sons of Noah”—that is, the ancestors of the Jewish people before Abraham—also applied to contemporary non-Jews, since they, like Noah’s sons, were not bound by the covenant between God and Israel made at Mt. Sinai. The rabbis debated only the precise nature of those commandments, arriving (after much discussion) at the eventual, now standard, list preserved in the Babylonian Talmud (Sanhedrin 56a): prohibitions of blasphemy, idolatry, sexual immorality, murder, robbery, eating a portion of a living animal, and a requirement to set up courts of law.

50 Research into the impact of Greek culture on the rabbis has been less intensive, and most scholars have been less 46 L. Jacobs, Structure and Form in the Babylonian Talmud (Cambridge, 1991); on midrash, see, for example, G. , Leiden, 1973). J. Bickerman, Der Gott der Makkabäer (Berlin, 1937). 48 M. Hengel, Judaism and Hellenism, Eng. trans. (London, 1974). 49 Fergus Millar, ‘The Background to the Maccabean Revolution’, JJS 29 (1978), 1–21. 50 M. J. E. ), Hellenism in the Land of Israel (2001), pp.

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