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Title Law in the documents of the Judaean desert [electronic resource] / edited by Ranon Katzoff & David Schaps.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005.


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Description vii, 244 p.
Series Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; v. 96
Supplements to the Journal for the study of Judaism ; v. 96.
Note Studies presented at an Israel Science Fund Workshop on Law in the Documents from the Judean Desert, Bar-Ilan University, 1998.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction / Ranon Katzoff and David Schaps -- What is Hellenistic law? The documents of the Judean desert in the light of the papyri from Egypt / Joseph Meleze Modrzejewski -- Roman officials in Judaea and Arabia and civil jurisdiction / Hannah M. Cotton and Werner Eck -- Four Murabbaat papyri and the alleged capture of Jerusalem by Bar Kokhba / Hanan Eshel, Magen Broshi and Timothy A. J. Jull -- Marriage payments and succession strategies in the documents from the Judaean desert / Michael L. Satlow -- Judaean desert marriage documents and ekdosis in the Greek law of the Roman period / Uri Yiftach-Firanko -- The widow Babatha and the poor orphan boy / Ann Ellis Hanson -- Babatha vs. the guardians of her son : a struggle for guardianship, legal and practical aspects of P. Yadin 12-15, 27 / Tiziana J. Chiusi -- On P. Yadin 37 = P. Hever 65 / Ranon Katzoff -- P. Yadin 21-22: sale or lease / Amihai Radzyner -- Gift and inheritance law in the Judaean desert documents / Yosef RIvlin -- Reflections of the deeds of sale from the Judaean desert in light of rabbinic literature / Lawrence H. Schiffman -- Halakhic observance in the Judaean desert documents / Zeev Safrai -- Index of passages -- Index of names.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Jewish law -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources -- Congresses.
Judaism -- History -- Post-exilic period, 586 B.C.-210 A.D. -- Sources -- Congresses.
Jews -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Dead Sea Region (Israel and Jordan) -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Katzoff, Ranon.
Schaps, David M.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9004113576 (alk. paper)

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