ICS BiblioSelect: Jews and Ancient Rome

Bonfil, Robert, Odad Irshai, Guy G. Stroumsa & Rina Talgam, eds. Jews in Byzantium: Dialectics of Minority and Majority Cultures (Jerusalem Studies in Religion and Culture, 14). Leiden: Brill, 2011.

Brandt, Olof.  “Jews and Christians in Late Antique Rome and Ostia: Some aspects of archaeological and documentary evidence” in Opuscula Romana 29 (2004): 7-27.

Cappelletti, S.  The Jewish Community of Rome: From the Second Century BC to the Third Century CE. Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism 113. Leiden: Brill, 2006.  

Cohen, Shaye J. D., and Ernest S. Frerichs, eds. Diasporas in Antiquity (Brown Judaic Studies, no. 288). Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1993.

Dignas, B., R Parker, and G. G. Stroumsa, eds. Priests and Prophets among Pagans, Jews and Christians (Studies in the History and Anthropology of Religion). Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, 2013.

Di Santo, Emanuele. L’apologetica dell’Ambrosiaster. Cristiani, pagani e giudei nella Roma tardoantica. Rome: Istituto patristico Augustinianum, 2008.

Dohrmann, Nathalie B., and Annette Yoshiko Reed, eds. Jews, Christians, and the Roman Empire: The Poetics of Power in Late Antiquity. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.

Donaldson, Terence L. Religious Rivalries and the Struggle for Success in Caesarea Maritima (Studies in Christianity and Judaism), 2001.

Donfried, Karl P., and Peter Richardson, eds. Judaism and Christianity in First-Century Rome. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans, 1998.

Drake, H. A. A Century of Miracles: Christians, Pagans, Jews, and the Supernatural, 312-410. New York; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Fasola, Umberto. “Le due catacombe ebraiche di Villa Torlonia.” RAC 52 (1976): 7-62.

Feldman, Louis H. Jew and Gentile in the Ancient World. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1993.

Fine, Steven. Jews, Christians and Polytheists in the Ancient Synagogue. London and New York: Routledge, 1999.

Fredriksen, Paula. Augustine and the Jews: A Christian Defense of Jews and Judaism. New York: Doubleday, 2008; New Haven, CT: Yale, 2010.

Frey, J. B. “L’ancienneté des catacombs juives à Rome.” Rendiconti della Pontificia Accademia 7 (1936): 185–98.

Ghilardi, Massimiliano.  “ ‘Del cimiterio degli antichi hebrei’: La catacomba ebraica di Monteverde nel IV centenario della scoperta.” Studi Romani 51/1-2 (2003): 27-29.

Goodenough, E. R.  Jewish Symbols in the Greco-Roman Period.  New York: Pantheon Books, 1953-68

Goodman, Martin. Jews in a Greco-Roman World, rev. ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Goodnick Westenholtz, Joan, ed. The Jewish Presence in Ancient Rome. Jerusalem: Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem, 1995.

Gruen, Erich S. The Construct of Identity in Hellenistic Judaism. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2016.

Harland, Philip A. Associations, Synagogues, and Congregations: Claiming a Place in Ancient Mediterranean Society. Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 2003.

Himmelfarb, Martha. Jewish Messiahs in a Christian Empire. A History of the Book of Zerubbabel. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017.

Howell Chapman, Honora, and Zuleika Rodgers, eds. A Companion to Josephus. Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2016.

Kelly, Leslie. Prophets, Prophecy, and Oracles in the Roman Empire: Jewish, Christian, and Greco-Roman Cultures. London; New York, Taylor and Francis, 2018.

Labahn, Michael, and Outi Lehtipuu, eds. People under Power: Early Jewish and Christian Responses to the Roman Empire. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2015.

Lanfranchi P. and J. Verheyden, eds. Jews and Christians in Antiquity: A Regional Perspective (Interdisciplinary Studies in Ancient Culture and Religion, 18). Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, 2018.

Laurenzi, Elsa. The Jewish Catacombs: The Jewish Community of Ancient Rome and Its Funerary Traditions. Rome: Gangemi, 2011.

Leibner, Uzi, and Catherine Hezser, eds. Jewish Art in its Late Antique Context. Tuebingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016.

Leon, Harry J. The Jews of Ancient Rome. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America.1960, reprinted with new introduction by Carolyn Osiek.  Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1995.

Leon, Harry J.  “Symbolic Representations in the Jewish Catacombs of Rome.” Journal of the American Oriental Society 69/2 (1949): 87-90.

Leon, Harry J. “New Materials about the Jews of Ancient Rome.” Jewish Quarterly Review 20 (1930): 301-31.

Leon, Harry J. “The Jewish Catacombs and Inscriptions of Rome: an Account of Their Discovery and Subsequent History.” HUCA 5 (1928): 299-314.

Levine, Lee I. Visual Judaism in Late Antiquity: Historical Contexts of Jewish Art. New Haven, CT: Yale, 2013.

Levine, Lee I., ‎Zeʼev Weiss, ‎and Daṿid ʻAmit. From Dura to Sepphoris. Studies in Jewish Art and Society in Late Antiquity. JRA suppl. 40. Portsmouth: JRA, 2000.

Lewin, Ariel. The Archaeology of Ancient Judea and Palestine. Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Museum, 2005.

Lieu, Judith, John North, and Tessa Rajak, eds. The Jews Among Pagans and Christians in the Roman Empire. London: Routledge, Chapman & Hall, 1992.

Mason, Steve. A History of the Jewish War, A.D. 66-74. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Miles, Margaret R. “Santa Maria Maggiore’s Fifth-Century Mosaics: Triumphal Christianity and the Jews.” The Harvard Theological Review 86, No. 2 (Apr., 1993), pp. 155-175.

Müller, N. Die jüdische Katakombe am Monteverde zu Rom. Leipzig, 1912.

Niehoff, Maren R. Philo of Alexandria: An Intellectual Biography. New Haven – London: Yale University Press, 2018.

Noy, David.  “Writing in Tongues: The Use of Greek, Latin and Hebrew in Jewish Inscriptions from Roman Italy.” Journal of Jewish Studies 48 (1997): 300-22.

Popović, Mladen, Myles Schoonover, and Marijn Vandenberghe, eds. Jewish Cultural Encounters in the Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern World. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2017.

Rajak, Tessa. “Inscription and Context: Reading the Jewish Catacombs of Rome.” In T. Rajak, ed., The Jewish Dialogue with Greece and Rome: Studies in Cultural and Social Interaction.  Brill: Leiden, 2000, 431-46.

Rutgers, Leonard V. “Archaeological Evidence for the Interaction of Jews and Non-Jews in Late Antiquity.” AJA 96/1 (1992): 101-118.

Rutgers, Leonard V. “Catacombs and Health in Christian Rome.” In Christian Laes, Katariina Mustakallio, and Ville Vuolanto, eds., Children and Family in Late Antiquity: Life, Death and Interaction.  Leuven: Peeters, 2015.

Rutgers, Leonard V. Making Myths. Jews in Early Christian Identity Formation. Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, 2009.

Rutgers, Leonard V. “Nuovi dati sulla demografia della comunità giudaica di Roma.” In G. Lacerenza, ed., Hebraica hereditas. Studi in onore di Cesare Colafemmina.  Naples: Istituto Universitario Orientale, 2005, 237-54.

Rutgers, Leonard V. “Reflections on the Demography of the Jewish Community in Ancient Rome.” In M. Ghirlardi and C. Goddard, Les cités de L’Italie tardo-antique (IV-VI siècles). Rome: Ecole Française de Rome, 2006, 345-58.

Rutgers, Leonard V. The Jews of Late Ancient Rome: Evidence of Cultural Interaction in the Roman Diaspora. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1995.

Rutgers, L. V., Klaas van der Borg, Arie F M de Jong, “Radiocarbon Dating of Several Ancient Jewish Oil Lamps from Rome.” Radiocarbon 49/3 (2007): 1215-1219.

Rutgers, Leonard V. “Radiocarbon Dates from the Jewish Catacombs of Rome.” Radiocarbon 44/2 (2002): 541-547.

Rutgers, Leonard V., Klaas van der Borg, Arie F. M. de Jong, “Radiocarbon Dating from the Catacombs of Saint Callixtus at Rome,].” Radiocarbon 47 no. 3 (2007): 395-400.

Rutgers, Leonard V., Klaas van der Borg, Arie F. M. de Jong, Constance van der Linde, Jelle Prins, “Further Radiocarbon Dates from the Catacombs of St. Callixtus in Rome.” Radiocarbon 49/3 (2007): 1221-1229.

Rutgers, Leonard V., Klaas van der Borg, Arie F. M. de Jong, Imogen Poole, “Jewish Inspiration of Christian Catacombs.” Nature Vol. 436 (21 July 2005): 339.

Schwartz, Seth. Imperialism and Jewish Society: 200 B.C.E. to 640 C.E. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001.

Schwartz, Joshua, and Peter J. Tomson, eds. Jews and Christians in the First and Second Centuries: The Interbellum 70-132 CE (Compendia Rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum, 13.). Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2014.

Smith, Eric C. Jewish Glass and Christian Stone. A Materialist Mapping of the “Parting of the Ways”. London: Routledge, 2018.

Solin, Heikki. “Juden und Syrer im westlichen Teil der römischen Welt. Ein ethnisch-demographische Studie mit besonderer Berücksichtigung der sprachlichen Zustände.” ANRW II.29.2 (1983): 587-780.

Stern, Karen B. Writing on the Wall: Graffiti and the Forgotten Jews of Antiquity. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018.

Stern, Karen B. Inscribing Devotion and Death: Archaeological Evidence for Jewish Populations of North Africa. Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008.

Toch, Michael. The Economic History of European Jews: Late Antiquity and Early Middle Ages (Tudes Sur Le Juda Sme M Di Val).  Leiden: Brill, 2012.

Tropper, Amram. Rewriting Ancient Jewish History: The History of the Jews in Roman Times and the New Historical Method. London and New York: Routledge, 2016.

Vismara, Cinzia.  “Le catacombe ebraiche di Roma venticinque anni dopo. Palinodie, revisioni, nuove linee di ricerca,” in Per Gabriella. Studi in ricordo di Gabriella Braga, eds. Marco Palma and Cinzia Vismara.  Cassino (Frosinone): Università degli studi di Cassino, 2013, pp.  1843-1926.

Vismara, Cinzia.  “Ancora sugli Ebrei di Roma.” ArchCl 38-40 (1986-1988): 156-7.

Vismara, Cinzia. “I cimiteri ebraici di Roma” in Società romana e impero tardoantico II. Roma. Politica, economia, paesaggio urbano, Andrea Giardina, ed. Rome: Laterza, 1986, pp. 351-92; 490-503.

Williams, Margaret. Jews in a Graeco-Roman Environment. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013 

Williams, Margaret. The Jews Among the Greeks and Romans. A Diasporan Sourcebook. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 1998.

Yoshiko Reed, Annette. Jewish-Christianity and the History of Judaism (Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism 171). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2018.