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  • Client Earth
    Client Earth (Hardback) James Thornton, Martin Goodman

    Environmentally, our planet lacks the laws to keep it safe and those laws we do have are feebly enforced. Every new year is the hottest in human history, while forest, reef, ice, tundra, and species are disappearing forever. It is easy to lose all hope. Who will stop the planet from committing ecological suicide? The UN? Governments? Activists? Corporations? Engineers? Scientists? Whoever,...

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  • The Jewish War
    The Jewish War (English, Paperback) Josephus

    In AD 70 the city of Jerusalem was destroyed by Roman forces after a 6 month siege, the world-famous temple burnt to the ground. This was the disastrous outcome of a Jewish revolt against Roman domination beginning in AD 66 with high hopes and early success, but soon became mired in factional conflict, at its most extreme within Jerusalem itself.

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  • The Roman World 44 BC-AD 180
    The Roman World 44 BC-AD 180 (English, Paperback) Martin Goodman

    The Roman World 44 BC ? AD 180 deals with the transformation of the Mediterranean regions, northern Europe and the Near East by the military autocrats who ruled Rome during this period. The book traces the impact of imperial politics on life in the city of Rome itself and in the rest of the empire, arguing that, despite long periods of apparent peace, this was a society controlled as much by fear...

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  • The Apocrypha
    The Apocrypha (English, Paperback) Martin Goodman

    Newly issued in a series of part volumes, the OBC is now available in an affordable and portable format for the books comprising the Apocrypha. Includes a general introduction to using the Commentary, in addition to an introduction to the study of the Apocrypha.

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  • Apologetics in the Roman Empire
    Apologetics in the Roman Empire (English, Hardback) Mark J. Edwards

    This text is a survey of the dialogue between pagans, Jews, and Christians in the Roman empire up to the time when Constantine declared himself a Christian. Each chapter is devoted to a single text or group of texts with the aim of identifying the probable audience, and the literary milieu.

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  • Writing Hull
    Writing Hull (Paperback) Martin Goodman Currently Unavailable More details
  • On the Art of the Kabbalah
    On the Art of the Kabbalah (Multiple languages, Paperback) Johann Reuchlin

    A dialogue that focuses on messianism, on the relation of the Pythagorean system to the Kabbalah, and on the 'practical Kabbalah'.

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  • The Ruling Class of Judaea
    The Ruling Class of Judaea (English, Paperback) Martin Goodman

    How Rome's misunderstanding of the status criteria of Jewish society led to the revolt of AD 66.

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  • The History of the Jewish People in the Age of Jesus Christ: Index v.3
    The History of the Jewish People in the Age of Jesus Christ: Index v.3 (Multiple languages, Hardback) Emil Schurer

    Critical presentation of the whole evidence concerning Jewish history, institutions, and literature from 175 BC to AD 135; with updated bibliographies.

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  • Rabbinic Texts and the History of Late-Roman Palestine
    Rabbinic Texts and the History of Late-Roman Palestine (English, Hardback) Martin Goodman

    This volume explains to ancient historians the value of the surviving rabbinic material from late-antiquity as evidence for the history of late-Roman Palestine, the nature of that material, and the problems inherent in its use for historical purposes. The book will be invaluable for all scholars concerned with the history of the later Roman Empire.

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  • Rome and Jerusalem
    Rome and Jerusalem (English, Paperback) Martin Goodman

    A leading scholar of the ancient Roman and Jewish worlds explains how the first generation of Christians distanced themselves from their Jewish origins and then became hostile to Jews as their influence spread within the empire, in a critical study that examines the origins of anti-Semitism. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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  • Lenin's Legacy
    Lenin's Legacy (English, Hardback) Martin Goodman

    Lenins Legacy is a comprehensive, illustrated reference combining a concise history of the Soviet Union with a study of its symbolism, which until now has largely been hidden from the West. With over 900 superb color photographs, the book shows nearly 2000 items including pins and badges, orders and medals, busts and statues, table medallions and wall plaques, banners and flags, paintings and...

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  • Forever Konrad
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  • Abraham, the Nations, and the Hagarites
    Abraham, the Nations, and the Hagarites (English, Hardback) Martin Goodman

    Jews, Christians and Muslims describe elements of their origins with close reference to the narrative of Abraham, including the complex story of Abraham's relations with Hagar. This volume sketches the significance of this narrative in the three traditions.

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  • Toleration within Judaism
    Toleration within Judaism (English, Hardback) Martin Goodman, Joseph E. David

    A wide-ranging study of how differences of practice and belief have been tolerated within Judaism, with important implications for writing the history of religions.

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  • Jews in a Graeco-Roman World
    Jews in a Graeco-Roman World (English, Hardback) Martin Goodman

    A study of the social, cultural, and religious history of the Jews in the Graeco-Roman world. It examines the extent to which Jews in this period differed from other peoples in the Mediterranean region, and how much Jewish evidence can be used for the history of the wider classical world.

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  • The Roman World, 44 BC-AD 180
    The Roman World, 44 BC-AD 180 (English, Paperback) Martin Goodman

    Goodman presents a lucid and balanced picture of the Roman world examining the Roman empire from a variety of perspectives; cultural, political, civic, social and religious.

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  • Suffer and Survive
    Suffer and Survive (Other book format) Martin Goodman

    The first ever biography of John Scott Haldane, serial self-experimenter and one of the greatest and most colourful of all British scientists.

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  • Mission and Conversion (English, Hardback) Martin Goodman

    An examination of the origins of Christian mission, set against the background of ancient Judaism and the pagan culture of the Roman Empire. The book concludes that mission was not inherent to either early Judaism or Christianity, and was only sporadically practiced in antiquity by these religions.

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