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The Jewish Community of Ancient Rome

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The Jewish community of Rome is the oldest Jewish community in Europe and possibly the world, going back to the first century B.C.  In this lecture we will discuss the origins of this community, its growth in the imperial period to an estimated population of 50,000, the life of the commmunity, and its impact on the literature and monuments of pagan Rome.  There is also a short addendum on the Jewish ghetto
of modern Rome.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Mon

Edgeworth Park at New Town

Alice Rubinstein 



Registration Closes On
Monday, October 22, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/22/2018 - 10/22/2018 Weekly - Mon 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Williamsburg, Edgeworth Park at New Town  Map Alice Rubinstein