Babatha: The Ancient Jewish Woman About Whom We Know MostPast posts on Esler's new book are here and here.
Because of this archive we can say without fear of contradiction that we know more about her than we do about any other Jewish woman in antiquity.
See Also: Babatha's Orchard: The Yadin Papyri and an Ancient Jewish Family Tale Retold (Oxford University Press, 2017).
By Philip F. Esler
Portland Chair in New Testament Studies
Director of the International Centre for Biblical Interpretation
University of Gloucestershire
Thursday, March 23, 2017
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