Stone and Dung, Oil and Spit Jewish Daily Life in the Time of Jesus

ISBN-10: 0802865585
ISBN-13: 9780802865588
Edition: 2011
Authors: Jodi Magness
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication date: 4/12/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 375
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100

Perhaps no epoch in history has been the subject of greater curiosity and more intensive study than the late Second Temple period in Palestine the time and place of Jesus life and ministry. Here Jodi Magness examines archaeological and literary evidence to shed new light on Jewish daily life in Judea, Galilee, Idumaea, and Peraea from the mid-first century BCE to 70 CE. Magness provides fascinating details on a broad spectrum of activities, with chapters on * Dining customs and communal meals * Sabbath observance and fasting * Oil and spit * Toilets and toilet habits * Tombs and burial customs * (And more!)

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Preface
Abbreviations
Footprints in Archaeology and Text
Purifying the Body and Hands
Creeping and Swarming Creatures, Locusts, Fish, Dogs, Chickens, and Pigs
Household Vessels: Pottery, Oil Lamps, Glass, Stone, and Dung
Dining Customs and Communal Meals
Sabbath Observance and Fasting
Coins
Clothing and Tzitzit
Oil and Spit
Toilets and Toilet Habits
Tombs and Burial Customs
Epilogue: The Aftermath of 70
Notes
Bibliography
Index of Modern Authors
Index of Subjects
Index of Scripture and Other Ancient Texts

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