This comprehensive treasury of sources on Judaism in the ancient period will be valued and used by students, scholars and general readers who are interested in Jewish history, classical studies, or the origins of Christianity. Two of the worlds leading authorities on the classical perios bring together a truly remarkable range of ancient sources in an accessible and interesting way. Included are helpful introductions, a glossary, maps, illustrations, and other aids for reading and research. This book also includes the most comprehensive coverage available of sources in the area of anti-Semitism and (what is usually more neglected) philo-Semitism. it co-ordinates literary, epigraphical, papyrological, and numismatic evidence. "It is an excellent idea to make this material available to a broad audience. (The editors are) scholars of immense learning, and there could be no one better for this task" - E.P. Sanders, Duke University. Louis H. Feldman is Professor of Classics at Yeshive University, New York. Meyer Reinhold is Professor Emeritus of Classical Studies at Boston University.