Hellenistic Judaism
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Room: Room 30 B (Upper level) - San Diego Convention Center (CC)

Theme: Jews on the Stage / Jews and the Stage





Sandra Gambetti, The College of Staten Island – CUNY, Presiding
Courtney Friesen, University of Oxford
(En-)Acting Tragedy: Philo on Emperor Gaius’ Theatrical Pretensions (20 min)
Jeff Jay, Wabash College
Spectacle and Stage-Craft in Philo's Flaccus (20 min)
Jonathan MacLellan, The University of Texas at Austin
Ptolemaic Politics and the Performance of Ezekiel’s Exagoge (20 min)
Sören Swoboda, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Josephus 'On Stage': Pity as the Goal of the Judean War and Greek Tragedy (20 min)
Matthias Hopf, Augustana-Hochschule
The Song of Songs: A Hebrew “Counterweight” to Hellenistic Drama? (20 min)
Break (5 min)
Thomas Kohn, Wayne State University, Respondent (20 min)
Discussion (25 min)