PSCO Presentation: 26 March, 2015
“Jewish Communities in the Roman Diaspora:
Why Salo Baron Still Matters”
Seth Schwartz (Columbia University)
We're excited to announce this recent addition to our schedule.
Seth Schwartz will be joining us to discuss Salo Baron (1895–1989).
Seth Schwartz pre-circulated his paper. See below.
Here is an audio recording of this session.
Seth Schwartz, "Jewish Communities in the Roman Diaspora: Why Salo Baron Still Matters" (unpublished paper)
Salo Baron, "Expansion of Judaism", chapter 6 in Social and Religious History of the Jews (2nd edition), volume 1: 165-211.
Salo Baron, "Incipient Medievalism", chapter 13 in Social and Religious History of the Jews (2nd edition), volume 2: 172-214.
Willy Clarysse, Sofie Remijsen, and Mark Depauw, "Observing the Sabbath in the Roman Empire: a Case Study,"
in Scripta Classica Israelica 29 (2010) 51-7
Philip Harland, “Acculturation and Identity in the Diaspora: a Jewish Family and ‘Pagan’ Guilds at Hierapolis,”
in Journal of Jewish Studies 57 (2006) 222-44.
As usual, PDF file of readings will be posted to our private PSCO Facebook group page as they are available;
or if you would like them sent to you by email, please contact Matt Chalmers
Meeting and Dining
All are welcome! As usual, those interested are also welcome to join us for an
informal dinner prior to the session.
Those wishing to dine together before the seminar will meet
at 6:00 p.m. in the Second-Floor Lounge of Cohen Hall
and then walk next door to the food court in Houston Hall.
Or, just meet us in the Houston Hall downstairs
food-court between 6:00-6:45 p.m.
As usual, the PSCO seminar will begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m.
We meet in the Second-Floor Lounge of Cohen Hall.