The History of the Jewish People in the Age of Jesus Christ: 175 B.C. to A.D. 135, Volume 2 (New Revised English Edition)

By Emil Schürer

Severe presentation of the complete facts bearing on Jewish heritage, associations, and literature from a hundred seventy five BC to advert a hundred thirty five; with up to date bibliographies.

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1-34; L, R. Taylor, The Divinity of the Roman Emperor (1931); ok. Scott, The Imperial Cult below the Flavians (1936); M. P. Charlesworth, 'The Refusal of Divine Honours, an Augustan Formula', PBSR XV (1939), pp. i - i o . Emperor worship used to be in simple terms a continuation of the divine honours paid to Alexander and his successors; see L. Cerfaux and J. Tondriau, Un concurrent du Christianisme: le culte des souverains dans l. a. civilisation grico-romaine (1957), with complete references and bibliography. For the Hellenistic history see Chr. Habricht, Gottmenschentum und griechische Stadte (^1969). 26. B. J. i 21, four (407). Cf. Ant. XV nine, five (328). §22. The Cultural surroundings 35 Zeus, and certainly one of Rome after Hera of Argos, for Augustus authorised worship of himseh in basic terms together with that of Rome. ^' A s for the opposite cults of Caesarea, the cash show a wide selection. They belong basically to the second one and 3rd centuries, that is very correct when it comes to Caesarea because from the time of Vespasian the Roman aspect in place of the Greek used to be considerably strengthened through the Roman colony brought b y that emperor, Phny, NH. v 1 four / 6 nine ; Dig. 1 1 five , eight , 7 , The deities portrayed at the corn-types of Caesarea comprise Nike-Victoria, universal through the R o m a n global, the special Tyche-Astarte of the city, occasionally in a triad with Dionysus, Demeter and Sarapis, and comparatively infrequently a number of the Olympian deities. ^^ The cash of Dora, attested from the reign of Cahgula, undergo a picture of Zeus with the laurel or of A s t a r t e . A p i o n in a silly story designates Apollo deus Doriensium,^^ which Josephus assumes needs to check with our Dora. there's, even though, substantial cause of supposing that the storyteller had in brain Adora in Idumaea (see p. five above). The worship of Apollo was once in a n y case universal within the Phihstine towns (cf. Raphia, Gaza, Ashkelon). It used to be doubtless promoted b y Seleucid impression, for ApoUo w a s thought of to be the divine ancestor of the Seleucids within the related w a y that Dionysus used to be beheved to be that of the Ptolemies. ^'^ old rites from the time of Elijah (i ok g s . 1 eight ) have been nonetheless being played on Carmel within the reign of Vespasian, within the outside with a naked altar, with out temple and and not using a divine snapshot. ^^ 27. Suetonius Div. Aug. fifty two: 'templa . . . in nulla tamen provincia nisi communi suo Romaeque nomine recepit'. at the temple in Caesarea see Josephus, B. J. i 21, 7 (414); Ant. XV nine, 6 (339). Philo too mentions the Ze^aarelov, see Leg. 38/305. The continues to be of a temple a t Caesarea have been stumbled on through Conder and Kitchener, The Survey of Western Palestine II, pp. thirteen ff. , with a plan of town on p. 15. I t is almost sure that they're of the temple to Augustus. See A. Reifenberg, 'Caesarea: a research of the Decline of a Town', l E J i (1950), 20; L. I. Levine, Roman Caesarea; an archaeological-topographical research, Qedem 2 (1975), p. 19. See ibid. , pp. 19-22 for the Tiberieum and Hadrianeum additionally attested within the urban. 28. See L. Kadman, The cash of Caesarea Maritima: Corpus Nummorum Palestinensium II (1957).

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