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    DescriptionThis 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.


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    Title
    Judaism and Imperial Ideology in Late Antiquity
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alexei M. Sivertsev
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 481 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781107009080
    ISBN 10: 1107009081
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    BIC E4L: REL
    BIC subject category V2: HBLC, HBLA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HRJ
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC subject category V2: HRAX
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35, 48
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, REL040090
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 3F, 1QDAR
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    DC22: 296.3/3609
    LC classification: BM615 .S58 2011
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 296.33609
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: QRJ, NHC
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    30 June 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Author Information
    Alexei M. Sivertsev is Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at DePaul University. He is the author of Households, Sects, and the Origins of Rabbinic Judaism (2005) and Private Households and Public Politics in 3rd-5th Century Jewish Palestine (2002). His articles have appeared in Catholic Biblical Quarterly and the Journal of Early Christian Studies.
    Table of contents
    Introduction; 1. Esau, Jacob's brother; 2. Coronation in the temple; 3. Mother of the Messiah; 4. Renovatio imperii; 5. King Messiah; Conclusion; Abbreviations; Bibliography.