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    THE BAR KOKHBA WAR RECONSIDERED: ARCHAEOLOGICAL, HISTORICAL, AND LITERARY PERSPECTIVES ON THE SECOND JEWISH REVOLT AGAINST ROME Princeton University, November
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      THE BAR KOKHBA WAR RECONSIDERED: ARCHAEOLOGICAL,
      HISTORICAL, AND
      LITERARY PERSPECTIVES ON THE SECOND JEWISH REVOLT
      AGAINST ROME

      Princeton University, November 11-13, 2001, Jones Hall 202



      SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2001

      12:00 noon, Welcome

      12:20 pm, Peter Sch fer, Princeton University
      "Bar Kokhba and the Rabbis"

      1:10 pm, Benjamin Isaac, Tel Aviv University
      "Roman Religious Policy and the Bar Kokhba Revolt"

      2:00 pm, Martin Goodman, Oxford University
      "The Origins of the Bar Kokhba War Reconsidered: The Role of
      Trajan"

      Coffee Break, 2:50 to 3:50 pm

      3:50 pm, Aharon Oppenheimer, Tel Aviv University
      "The Ban of Circumcision as Cause of the Revolt: A
      Reconsideration"

      4:40 pm, Ra'anan Abusch, Princeton University
      "Negotiating Difference: Circumcision and Castration within
      Roman Law
      during the First Two Centuries of the Empire"

      5:30 pm, Hanan Eshel, Bar-Ilan University
      Slide Session on New Discoveries



      MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2001

      9:30 am, Menahem Mor, University of Haifa
      "The Geographical Scope of the Bar Kokhba Revolt"

      10:20 am, Hanan Eshel, Bar-Ilan University
      "The Bar Kokhba Era and the Date when Bar Kokhba Came into
      Power"

      11:10 am, Hannah M. Cotton, The Hebrew University of
      Jerusalem "The Bar
      Kokhba Revolt and the Papyrology of the Judaean Desert"

      Lunch Break, 12:00 noon to 1:30 pm

      1:30 pm, Werner Eck, University of Cologne
      "Hadrian, the Bar Kokhba Revolt and the Epigraphic Tradition"

      2:20 pm, Glen Bowersock, Institute for Advanced Study
      "The Tel Shalem Arch and P. Nahal Hever/Seiyal 8"

      Coffee Break, 3:30 to 4:20 pm

      4:20 pm, Yuval Shahar, Tel Aviv University
      "The Underground Hideouts in Galilee and their Historical
      Meaning"

      5:10 pm, Boaz Zissu, Israel Antiquities Authority and Bar Ilan
      University
      "The Fate of the Rural Settlement in Judaea after the Bar Kokhba
      Revolt:
      New Archaeological Surveys and Excavations"



      TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2001

      9:30 am, Yaron Eliav, University of Michigan
      "The Urban Layout of Aelia Capitolina: A New View from the
      Perspective
      of the Temple Mount"

      10:20 am, Yoram Tsafrir, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
      "The
      Aftermath: Aelia Capitolina - Jerusalem of Hadrian"

      11:10 am, Yael Zerubavel, Rutgers, the State University of New
      Jersey
      "Bar Kokhba's Image in Modern Israeli Culture"

      News Release sent via Roman Catholic News Service
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Roman-Catholic-News.
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