New York: Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1962. Second edition. Hardcover. vg- to vg+. Small quarto. (xvi) 231 pp. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering and publisher's device on spine. Includes an address on Louis S. Brush, by Professor Alexander Marx, at the front. The work is an examination of the Hellenistic influences and Greek culture on the Jewish population of Palestine during the time of the second temple through the first centuries post-destruction. Discussion focuses on the relationship between the religious and philosophic traditions of the Jews and those of Hellenism, with topics including the perspective of the Rabbis, the effect on the priesthood and temple procedures, and the effect on Talmudic writings. Binding with some light bumping to corners, edges and head & tail of spine. Some minor scratching and smudging to back cover. Interior with some adhesive residue to interior front cover. Binding in overall very good-, interior in very good+ condition. Part XVIII of the "Text and Studies" series published by Jewish Theological Seminary of America. (Inventory #: 40911)
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