JEWS AND CHRISTIANS IN CAMPANIA: SOME EVIDENCE FOR THE FIRST CENTURY SURVEYED

T.J. Leary

Abstract


Most of the evidence which has been cited for a Jewish presence on the Bay of Naples in
the 1st Century AD is archaeological.2 Much of it comes from Pompeii, and can in
consequence be dated to before the eruption of Vesuvius in AD 79. Some of the Pompeian
evidence is admittedly inconclusive, but not all. The Pompeian evidence will be discussed
below. But first, it seems worthwhile to cite a piece of evidence from elsewhere, a
tombstone inscription from Naples (CIL X.1971 = CD 12556)3:

Full Text:

PDF


DOI: https://doi.org/10.7445/39-3-4-514

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.



ISSN 2079-2883 (online); ISSN 0303-1896 (print)

Powered by OJS and hosted by Stellenbosch University Library and Information Service since 2011.

http://akroterion.journals.ac.za/public/site/images/scholar/g3010_768

Disclaimer:

This journal is hosted by the SU LIS on request of the journal owner/editor. The SU LIS takes no responsibility for the content published within this journal, and disclaim all liability arising out of the use of or inability to use the information contained herein. We assume no responsibility, and shall not be liable for any breaches of agreement with other publishers/hosts.

SUNJournals Help