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Japan : As Viewed by 17 Creators -- Paperback: Various: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Japan : As Viewed by 17 Creators -- Paperback
Japan : As Viewed by 17 Creators -- Paperback
By Various
Publisher : Ponent Mon, S.L.
Published Date : 2007/09
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9788496427167

BookWeb Price : US$34.98
Kinokuniya Member price : US$31.48

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Book Description

Rome and Judaea explores the nature of Judaea's first diplomatic mission to Rome during the Maccabean revolt: did it result in a sanctioned treaty or was it founded instead on amity? This book breaks new ground in this debate by bringing to light the "Roman-Jewish Friendship tablet," a newly discovered piece of evidence that challenges the theory Rome ratified an official treaty with Judaea. Incorporating interdisciplinary research and this new textual evidence, the book argues that Roman-Jewish relations during the Maccabean revolt were motivated by the Roman concept of diplomatic friendship, or amicitia.

Contents
Dedication PagePrefaceIntroduction Part I The EvidenceChapter 1: The Jewish Embassy to Rome in the Ancient SourcesChapter 2: New Evidence: The Roman-Jewish Friendship TabletPart II The First Jewish Embassy to RomeChapter 3: Prior Diplomatic Contact between the Romans and the Jews Chapter 4: Judas Maccabaeus: From Guerilla Leader to Diplomat Chapter 5: Jewish Ambassadors go to Rome Chapter 6: Roman International Friendship Chapter 7: The Treaty Hypothesis RevisitedChapter 8: The Outcome of the Embassy Part III EpilogueChapter 9: From Jonathan to John Hyrcanus IChapter 10: ConclusionsAppendix: The Oral Nature of the Document in I Macc. 8.23-32BibliographyIndex