Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 March 2020

520 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190222277

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The Mediterranean Diaspora in Late Antiquity

What Christianity Cost the Jews

Ross Shepard Kraemer

  • The first book-length study of what happened to Jews in the ancient Mediterranean diaspora once the Roman empire became Christian
  • Integrates relevant evidence from literary accounts written by non-Jews, legal materials, and archaeological data
  • Argues that the orthodox Christianization of the Roman Empire was harmful to all non-orthodox persons, including Christians