...a comprehensive and absorbing study Margaret H. Williams, Journal of Roman Studies a carefully crafted study that is ambitious in scope, and her scholarship makes this book a significant contribution to Jewish and Roman history in late antiquity. THES a comprehensive book on Jewish slavery ... a mine of information David Rokeah, Journal of Theological Studies Catherine Hezser has produced an impressive work, erudite and marked by a keen social and literary sensitivity. It will be indispensable not only for the student of Jewish Studies, but also for everyone interested in the social history of Judaism under Roman imperial rule. European Journal of Jewish Studies
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is Reader in Middle Eastern Religion at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.