Title: Observing the Sabbath in the Roman Empire: a Case Study
Authors: Clarysse, Willy * ×
Remijsen, Sofie *
Depauw, Mark #
Issue Date: 2010
Series Title: Scripta Classica Israelica: Yearbook of the Israel Society for the Promotion of Classical Studies vol:29 pages:51-57
Abstract: The article studies the observance of the Sabbath in Roman Egypt on the basis of a collection of dated tax receipts from Edfu from the first century AD. This study shows that Jews could not avoid paying normal taxes on Sabbath. For the Jewish tax, however, the results are different.
ISSN: 0334-4509
VABB publication type: VABB-1
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Ancient History, Leuven
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