Understanding Local Autonomy in Judaea Between...

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Author  Russell Martin
Publisher  Edwin Mellen Pr
Publication Date   April 30, 2006
ISBN  077345828X
Pages  379

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It is generally taken for granted that the authority of Judaean leaders was limited by the Romans from 6 - 66 CE to the extent that Jewish officials required Roman permission before carrying out such important functions as convening for official judicial purposes and capital punishment. This work examines the three critical pieces of literary evidence on which a determination of the extent of local autonomy ultimately rested.

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