2004
Volume 74, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 2542-6583
  • E-ISSN: 2590-3268

Abstract

Abstract

This article discusses Jewish travellers in the Roman Empire. After a short survey of practical aspects of Jewish travel in the Roman world I will zoom in on two Jewish authors who wrote about journeys: Philo of Alexandria and the author of Luke-Acts. I intend to show that Jewish experiences with travel in the Roman Empire often manifest a tension between participating in the global possibilities for travel the empire had to offer and a local interest in maintaining one’s own distinctive tradition and identity.

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  • Article Type: Research Article
Keyword(s): Acts of the Apostles; Glocalisation; Jews in the Roman Empire; Philo; travel
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