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Author Stern, Karen B.

Title Inscribing devotion and death [electronic resource] : archaeological evidence for Jewish populations of North Africa / by Karen B. Stern.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 342 p. : ill., maps.
Series Religions in the Graeco-Roman world, 0927-7633 ; v. 161
Religions in the Graeco-Roman world ; v. 161.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-334) and index.
Contents Toward a cultural history of Jewish populations in Roman North Africa -- Locating Jews in a North African world -- Naming like the neighbors: Jewish onomastic practices in Roman North Africa -- Inscribing the dead to describe the living: reading Jewish identity through funerary language -- Questioning "Jewishnesss" in the North African synagogue: Hammam Lif as a case study -- North African Jewish responses to death: choosing appropriate gods, neighbors, and houses in the afterlife.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Jews -- Africa, North -- History -- To 1500.
Jewish sepulchral monuments -- Africa, North.
Tombs -- Africa, North.
Death -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Judaism -- Africa, North -- History -- To 1500.
Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D.
Africa, North -- Antiquities, Roman.
Africa, North -- Ethnic relations.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004163706 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004163700 (hardback : alk. paper)

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