Catherine Hezser is Professor of Jewish Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and is an expert in the social history of Jews in Roman Palestine in late antiquity.
The volume documents the various aspects of vibrant Jewish life in Roman Palestine up to the Islamic conquest . . . The essays of this volume allow for interesting comparisons with patristic literature and archaeological evidence on a number of issues. * Christoph Stenschke (University of South Africa) *