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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Judaism,
  • World history: c 500 to C 1500,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Judaism - History,
  • Religion,
  • To 1500,
  • Religion / Judaism / General,
  • Judaism - General,
  • History,
  • Martyrdom

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages426
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7766256M
ISBN 100521842816
ISBN 109780521842815

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Jewish martyrs in the pagan and Christian worlds Shmuel Shepkaru Cambridge University Press, hardback: Jewish Martyrs in the Pagan and Christian Worlds. New York: Cambridge University Press, xii, pp. Article in AJS Review 32(02) November with 6 Reads   In the last two decades there has been a resurgence of scholarly interest in the phenomenon of Kidush ha-Shem (“sanctifying the name of God”), especially during   Table of contents for Jewish martyrs in the pagan and Christian worlds / Shmuel Shepkaru. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the