11/14: Jewish Life in Roman Times: Sepphoris, Beth She’arim, early synagogues

Magness, Holy Land, pp. 286-306 (chapter 14).

Zeev Weiss, “Adopting a novelty: the Jews and the Roman games in Palestine,” in J. H. Humphrey (ed.), The Roman and Byzantine Near East, volume 2. Some Recent Archaeological Research. Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplementary Series 31 (1999), pp. 23-50.


Zeev Weiss, “Images and figural representations in the urban Galilee: defining limits in times of shifting borders,” in S. Pearce (ed.), The Image and Its Prohibition in Jewish antiquity, Journal of Jewish Studies Supplementary Series 2 (2013), pp. 130-144.