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Published: 01 October 1997

576 Pages

ISBN: 9781874774259

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Athens in Jerusalem

Classical Antiquity and Hellenism in the Making of the Modern Secular Jew

Yaacov Shavit, Chaya Naor, and Niki Werner

The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in association with Liverpool University Press

According to the author the Hellenistic trad ition played a role as a model for Jewish modernisers to dra w upon as they perceived a lack in Jewish culture. The autho r believes that Greek and Hellenistic concepts are now inter nalised by the Jewish people '