Tuesday, June 04, 2019

A female Jewish convert in ancient Rome

BIBLE HISTORY DAILY: Women of the Ancient Near East: Beturia Paulina. A Roman convert to Judaism (Carly Silver).
Perhaps most intriguingly of all, Beturia Paulina received the title of “mater synagogarum Campi et Volumni,” or “mother of the synagogues at Campus and V/[B]olumn[i]us.” This terminology is multi-faceted. ...

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