Judaism and Imperial Ideology in Late Antiquity (BOK)

Alexei M. Sivertsev

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This book explores the influence of Roman imperialism on the development of Messianic themes in Judaism in the fifth through the eight centuries CE. It pays special attention to the ways in which Roman imperial ideology and imperial eschatology influenced Jewish representations of the Messiah and Messianic age. Topics addressed in the book include: representations of the Messianic kingdom of Israel as a successor to the Roman Empire, the theme of imperial renewal in Jewish eschatology and its Roman parallels, representations of the emperor in late antique literature and art and their influence on the representations of the Messiah, the mother of the Messiah in late antique and Byzantine cultural contexts, and the figure of the last Roman Emperor in Christian and Jewish tradition.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Alexei M. Sivertsev
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107009080
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 15,2cm x 22,8cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 460 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Ancient history: to c 500 CE, Judaism