"'Find, Open, Read and Observe':
Judaism in the Synagogues of Asia Minor during Late Antiquity"
Steve Friesen, University of Missouri-Columbia
THE FOURTH MEETING OF 1998-99 will be held on Thursday, February 18th from
7-9 pm in the Lounge on the second floor of
Logan Hall at the University
of Pennsylvania. Persons wishing to dine with other participants prior to
the meeting should meet at 6 pm at
Logan Hall (southeast of Locust Walk
and 36th Street Walk). Take-out food (vegetarian and non-vegetarian) will
be provided. Cost is $7 per person.
Please RSVP to either chairperson (adresses above), if possible, so that
we might have a rough idea of how much food to arrange.
- Feldman, Louis. 1996. "Diaspora Synagogues: New Light from Inscriptions
and Papyri" In Sacred Realm: The Emergence of the Synagogue in the
Ancient World, ed. S. Fine. New York: Oxford University Press, 48-94.
- -----. Fine, Steven. 1998. This Holy Place: On the Sanctity of
Synagogues During the Greco-Roman Period, Christianity and Judaism in
Antiquity Series, Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 28-29,
- Fine, Steven, and Leonard Victor Rutgers. 1996. "New Light on Judaism in
Asia Minor during Late Antiquity: Two Recently Identified Inscribed
Menorahs." Jewish Studies Quarterly. 3.1:1-23.
- Seager, Andrew R. 1981. "The Synagogue at Sardis." In Ancient Synagogues
Revealed, ed. L. I. Levine. Jerusalem: Israel Exploration Society.