Paper: 10/4 Prof. Holger Zellentin — Rabbinic Historiography as a Response to Christian Triumphalism

The Jewish Studies and Medieval Studies Workshops present:
Holger Zellentin
“Rabbinic Historiography as a Response to Christian Triumphalism: The Destruction of the Temple in Aramaic, Syriac and Greek Discourse”
Thursday, October 4, 2012, 12:00pm
(feel free to bring lunch to the workshop!)
John Hope Franklin Room
Social Science Research Building (1126 E. 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637)

Prof. Zellentin teaches Judaism at the University of Nottingham. His recent publications include Rabbinic Parodies of Jewish and Christian Literature and “The End of Jewish Egypt: Artapanus’ Second Exodus.” He is currently at work on a study of rabbinic adaptations of Christian narrative as well as on a study of the legal hermeneutics of the Qu’ran in its Late Antique context for which he has received and Early Career Fellowship of the British Arts and Humanities Research Council.
Prof. Zellentin’s paper can be downloaded here.