2013 University Lecture Series
Wednesdays, April 10, 17 and 24
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Jews, Greeks, and Romans in the Ancient World: From Marginalization to Multiculturalism
Professor Sarah Culpepper Stroup
Contrary to popular belief, Jews in the ancient Mediterranean world often led not only a peaceful co-existence with their Greek and Roman neighbors, but also a rich, multicultural life. These lectures will explore a more subtle investigation into the cultural, intellectual, literary, and artistic interactions of these ancient populations reveals a fascinatingly complex—and predominately peaceful—state of affairs.
April 10: The Jews and the Greeks: Interactions, Confluences, and Interpretations (Or: Why Is the Seder like a Greek Symposium?)”
April 17: Jews in the Roman World: Life, Death, Trust, and Betrayal (Or: Why Were Caesar and the Rabbi Friends?)
April 24: Tel Dor: a Case Study for Ancient Multiculturalism (or: How Did They Greet Alexander?)
Cost: $35 for the series, $15 per lecture or $70 to become a patron.
Students: Free with valid ID
Become a Patron Sponsor!
By being a Patron sponsor you ensure Temple Beth Am’s ability to host distinguished and honored experts for this annual learning series, while keeping the ticket costs affordable for everyone. Patron sponsorship is $70 and includes tickets to all lectures, attendance at an intimate reception with the Professor Stroup prior to the final lecture and acknowledgement of your sponsorship in the lecture program.
Contact Alysa Rosen at 206-525-00915 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.