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This book sets out to characterize different types of Jewish women in Eretz-Israel over an extended period of more than a thousand years, from the biblical period to the time of the Mishnah and Talmud. This is a study in the comparative history of the status of women in Eretz-Israel in antiquity, and, like any comparative study, it addresses the same issues in different circumstances, contributing to the relatively new field of Jewish social history; it also furnishes additional proof, should any be necessary, of the scientific momentum to be gained by interdisciplinary study like the present combination of history and the social sciences.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Half Title
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  1. Series Page
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. p. vii
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  1. Publishers' Preface
  2. Michael L. Satlow
  3. p. ix
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  1. Preface
  2. Meir Bar-Ilan
  3. pp. xi-xv
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  1. 1. Heroines
  2. pp. 1-30
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  1. 2. Literate Women
  2. pp. 31-51
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  1. 3. The Keening Women
  2. pp. 52-77
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  1. 4. Prayers by Women
  2. pp. 78-113
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  1. 5. Sorceresses
  2. pp. 114-131
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  1. 6. Prostitutes
  2. pp. 132-155
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  1. Afterword
  2. pp. 156-158
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 159-160
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  1. Index of Women in Antiquity
  2. pp. 161-162
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  1. Index of Modern Scholars
  2. pp. 163-165
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  1. Brown Judaic Studies
  2. pp. 167-176
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781946527646
Related ISBN
9781946527653
MARC Record
OCLC
1143621995
Launched on MUSE
2020-03-10
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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