9780800663094

Palestine in the Time of Jesus: Social Structures and Social Conflicts

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  • ISBN13:

    9780800663094

  • ISBN10:

    0800663098

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2008
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Pub
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Summary

* Updated discussions of social, political, and economic realities in Roman Palestine * Diagrams, maps, and images clarify and illuminate the text * Companion Web site features professor -and student-friendly resources

Table of Contents

Catching the drift : introduction to the social system of Roman Palestinep. 1
All in the family : kinship in agrarian Roman Palestinep. 19
Pyramids of power : politics and patronage in agrarian Roman Palestinep. 57
The denarius stops here : political economy in Roman Palestinep. 93
Was bigger better? : political religion in Roman Palestinep. 123
In the rearview mirror : conclusionp. 149
Glossaries
Ancient groups, institutions, objects, and eventsp. 155
Ancient documents, collections, and authorsp. 173
Social-scientific and cross-cultural termsp. 179
Bibliographies
Ancient documentsp. 189
Social-science theory and terminologyp. 191
References consulted or citedp. 193
Indices
Index of ancient sourcesp. 215
Index of subjectsp. 224
Index of authorsp. 229
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