Listed below are the lectures within Hebrew and Jewish Studies that are taking place this term. To view older lecture details please click on the link to 'Previous Events'. Lecture lists for the entire Faculty can be viewed at http://intranet.orient.ox.ac.uk/lectures/.
SEMINAR ON JEWISH HISTORY AND LITERATURE IN THE GRAECO-ROMAN PERIOD
The following seminars will be held on Tuesdays, 2.30 to 4 pm,at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, Clarendon Institute, Walton Street
Convenor: Professor Martin Goodman
April 25: Dr Foteini Spingou (Classics) and Dr Judith Mckenzie (Classics and Oriental Studies)
Jewish or Christian? Late antique Egyptian wall-hangings painted
with scenes from Genesis and Exodus
May 2: Asaf Gayer (Haifa)
Literary uses of weights and measures in Qumran
May 9: Professor Sir Fergus Millar (Brasenose)
Jews, Greeks and the Bible in Greek translation: So what?
(2) The silence of Greek (and Latin)-speaking Judaism, 130-630 CE
May 16: David Friedman (Wolfson)
Rhetoric and argument in Josephus
May 23: Dr Arjen Bakker (Leuven)
Care of the self in Hellenistic Judaism and the Dead Sea Scrolls
May 30: Professor Sarah Pearce (Southampton)
Ptolemy Philadelphus in the Letter of Aristeas
June 6: Dr Donald T. Ariel (Israel Antiquities Authority)
The significance of the coin evidence from Judaea for Jewish history
Other Oxford Events in Jewish Studies
Please note: these events are not under the auspices of the Oriental Studies Hebrew & Jewish Studies Unit.