"Judaism in 1st-4th Century Asia Minor:
An Overview of the Problems and Possibilities for Further Research"

Martha Himmelfarb, Princeton University

THE FIFTH MEETING OF 1998-99 will be held on Thursday, March 18th from 7-9 pm at Princeton University, location TBA. Persons wishing to dine with other participants prior to the meeting should meet at 6 pm at the Religious Studies Lounge -- 1879 Hall. 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.

Recommended Readings

  • John M. G. Barclay, Jews in the Mediterranean Diaspora from Alexander to Trajan (323BCE-117 CE) (Edinburgh, 1996), 259-81.
  • Paul Trebilco, Jewish Communities in Asia Minor (Cambridge, 1991), particularly 37-54 (Sardis), 186-90 (conclusions).
  • A. T. Kraabel, "Unity and Diversity Among Diaspora Synagogues," in The Synagogue in Late Antiquity (ed. Lee I. Levine; Philadelphia, 1987), 49-60.
  • Revelation 2-3.