In our extended New Works Wednesdays series, Ross Shepard Kraemer discusses her new book " The Mediterranean Diaspora in Late Antiquity: What Christianity Cost the Jews."
"The Mediterranean Diaspora in Late Antiquity" examines the fate of Jews living in the Mediterranean Jewish diaspora after the Roman emperor Constantine threw his patronage to the emerging orthodox (Nicene) Christian churches.
About the author:
Ross Shepard Kraemer is Professor Emerita of Religious Studies and Judaic Studies at Brown University, where she specialized in early Christianity and other religions of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean, including ancient Judaism. She holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Princeton University, and a B.A. from Smith College. Her many publications have focused particularly on gender and women's religions in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean, and on aspects of Jews and Judaism in the late antique Mediterranean diaspora.
For more about the book: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-mediterranean-diaspora-in-late-antiquity-9780190222277