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The Man who never threw anything away: Moses Gaster and his World

Thursday 27 November

Sir Moses Gaster


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Christian and Jewish Tombstones from ancient Zoara/Zoora

Monday December 1st


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Identity through Difference: Rabbinic Judaism and Christian Narrative

Publication date: Feb 7, 2013 3:53:07 PM

Start: Mar 14, 2013 7:00:00 PM

Location: UCL Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT

61st Seminar Series

Holger Zellentin teaches Jewish Studies at the University of Nottingham.

He focuses on the interface between Talmudic, Christian and Islamic cultures in Late Antiquity and has previously taught in New Brunswick, NJ, and in Berkeley, CA.

His publications include Rabbinic Parodies of Jewish and Christian Literature (2011), a literary and historical approach to the inner-rabbinic and inter-religious satire in rabbinic literature; Chaos in the Land of Egypt - Artapanus’ Second Exodus (2008), a historical contextualization of a Greco-Egyptian Jewish author under the Ptolemies and Heresy and Identity in Late Antiquity (2007), an edited volume on the study of ancient Jewish and Christian heresy.

His current work includes a study of the interface between Jewish Christianity and the Qur’an and a history of rabbinic appropriation of Christian grand narratives.

6.15pm - Reception (Garden Room, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT).

7pm - Lecture begins.

61st Public Lecture Series


Admission: Free (voluntary contributions are welcomed)

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