Loren R. Spielman

Jews and Entertainment in the Ancient World

[Juden und Unterhaltung in der Welt der Antike.]
2020. IX, 311 pages.
DOI 10.1628/978-3-16-157703-1
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In this book, Loren R. Spielman describes Jewish engagement with theater, athletics, horse racing, gladiatorial, and beast shows in antiquity. In his work he uses references to ancient Jewish actors and athletes, promoters and plays alongside analysis of rabbinic and other early Jewish critique of sport and spectacle.

Texts and Studies in Ancient Judaism (TSAJ)