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Type(s) de contenu et mode(s) de consultation : Texte noté : sans médiation

Auteur(s) : Esler, Philip Francis (1952-....)  Voir les notices liées en tant qu'auteur

Titre(s) : Babatha's orchard [Texte imprimé] : the Yadin Papyri and an ancient Jewish family tale retold / Philip F. Esler

Édition : First edition

Publication : Oxford : Oxford University Press, ed. 2017

Description matérielle : 1 vol. (XVIII-282 p.) : ill. ; 23 cm

Note(s) : Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-269) and indexes
Babatha's Orchard' tells a story that has gone untold for nearly two thousand years. It is a story that would have perished with the last person familiar with its details-the Jewish woman Babatha, daughter of Shim'on ben Menahem. Babatha was probably killed or enslaved by Roman soldiers at the end of Shim'on ben Kosiba's revolt in 135 CE, when they captured a cave in a wadi running into the western shores of the Dead Sea in which she and other Jewish fugitives had been sheltering. In 1961, a team of archaeologists discovered a cache of possessions that Babatha had carefully hidden before her life or freedom was probably taken by the Romans. Among them were thirty-five legal documents dated from 94 CE to 132 CE, written on papyrus in Aramaic and Greek, relating to Babatha and her family, and the leather pouch in which they had been kept

Sujet(s) : Babatha (0104?-0132?)  Voir les notices liées en tant que sujet
Yadin, Yigael (1917-1984)  Voir les notices liées en tant que sujet
Nabatéens -- Histoire  Voir les notices liées en tant que sujet

Numéros : ISBN 978-0-19-876716-9. - ISBN 0198767161 (br.)

Notice n° :  FRBNF45319880 (notice reprise d'un réservoir extérieur)

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