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Lexicon of Jewish Names in Late Antiquity
Part I
Palestine 330 BCE - 200 CE

By Tal Ilan
September 2002
J.C.B. Mohr
ISBN: 3-16-147646-8
510 pages, 6 x 9 "
$220.00 Hardcover

The author presents a lexicon of names used by Jews in Palestine during the Hellenistic & early Roman period. The book provides immediate information on all known persons of Jewish extraction from Palestine during this time. The author includes names from literary sources, as well as those found in epigraphic & papyrological documents. She discusses the provenance of the names and explains them etymologically. This work is written in English along with Greek and Hebrew languages.

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