Historical fictions and Jewish self-fashioning. Introduction Jews at court Josephus Artapanus Joseph and Aseneth Conclusion Third Maccabees, a case study. Introduction Chapter 1:5 : date of composition Chapter 2:6 : Third Maccabees in its literary context Chapter 3:7 : authorship, audience and Jewish identity Chapter 4:8 : historicity and historical ambivalence.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.