July 6, 2018: Professor Emeritus Moshe Fischer presents 'Greece and Rome in Jerusalem: Some Aspects of Cultural Interactions'

by Michelle Saport  |   

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Professor Emeritus Moshe Fischer presents "Greece and Rome in Jerusalem: Some Aspects of Cultural Interactions" Friday, July 6, 1-3 p.m. at the UAA Campus Bookstore. This event is free and open to the public. Parking on campus is free on Fridays. For more information or to request ASL accommodations, please contact Rachel Epstein at repstein2@alaska.edu or 786-4782.Professor Emeritus Moshe Fischer presents Greece and Rome in Jerusalem: Some Aspects of Cultural Interactions Friday, July 6, 1-3 p.m. UAA Campus Bookstore

Professor Emeritus Moshe Fischer's presentation offers an abridged overview of main events regarding interactions between Judaism and the Greco-Roman culture in the Land of Israel, as reflected by literature, archaeology and art.

The event will cover the Return of the Israelites from Babylon to Zion (end of the 6th cent. BCE), the Hellenization of the Orient after Alexander the Great (end of 4th cent. BCE), the establishments of the Hasmonean kingdom and the Herodian kingdom, the final Roman occupation (135 CE), and the revival of the Jewish civilization (3rd-7th cent. CE).

Moshe Fischer received his Ph.D. from Tel Aviv University and has been professor of classical archaeology at the Department of Classics and of Archaeology at Tel Aviv University for the past 45 years. He has conducted numerous archaeological excavations and publication projects including the En Boqeq (Dead Sea Area), Upper Galilee Temple at Qedesh, and in last 20 years the harbor city of Yavneh-Yam (south of Tel Aviv).

Everyone is welcome to attend this event. There is free parking at UAA on Fridays.


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