Lexicon of Jewish Names in Late Antiquity
Palestine 330 BCE - 200 CE
By Tal Ilan
510 pages, 6 ¼ x 9 ¼"
The author presents a lexicon of names used by Jews in Palestine during the Hellenistic & early Roman period. The book provides immediate information on all known persons of Jewish extraction from Palestine during this time.
The author includes names from literary sources, as well as those found in epigraphic & papyrological documents. She discusses the provenance of the names and explains them etymologically. This work is written in English along with Greek and Hebrew languages.
Texts & Studies in Ancient Judaism No. 91
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