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Index Of Literary Sources

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This index section presents a list of literary sources that occur in the book The Alexandrian Riots of 38 C.E. and the Persecution of the Jews: A Historical Reconstruction. In the summer of 38 C.E., the multiethnic city of Alexandria in Egypt, having been under Roman rule at that time for 69 years, became a theater of severe disorder. Its well-established Jewish community was attacked and violently persecuted: shops were pillaged and destroyed, meeting houses were burnt down, and people were tortured and murdered. Philo of Alexandria, the Jewish philosopher who lived through those events, is the only witness to these facts and he describes them in two works, In Flaccum and Legatio ad Gaium.

Keywords: Alexandrian riots; In Flaccum; Jews; Legatio ad Gaium; Philo of Alexandria



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