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2008 Annual Meeting


Meeting Begins11/22/2008
Meeting Ends11/25/2008

Call for Papers Opens: 11/17/2007
Call for Papers Closes: 2/29/2008

Requirements for Participation


Program Unit Type: Group
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: 1) Reading Temples in Josephus: we invite papers related to reading the role of the Jerusalem Temple and other temples in the texts of Josephus; 2) Text Transmission, Reception, and Translation of Josephus: we invite papers concerning the textual transmission, reception, and translation of Josephus’s texts. Papers using any methodology or approach are welcome. Also, please see the call for papers under the History and Literature of Early Rabbinic Judaism Section for the topic “Josephus and the Rabbis.” In this joint session we seek presentations that will offer new insight into the connection between Josephus and the rabbis. Papers may deal with any aspect of the topic – literary, historical, religious, cultural, archaeological, etc.

Program Unit Chairs

Honora H. Chapman
James S. McLaren

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