Preface; List of abbreviations; map of the Hellenistic empire; 1. The archeology of Hellenistic Palestine Marie-Christine Halpern-Zylberstein; 2. The political and social history of Palestine from Alexander to Antiochus III (333-187 BCE) Martin Hengel; 3. Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek in the Hellenistic age James Barr; 4. The Diaspora in the Hellenistic age Harald Hegermann; 5. The interpenetration of Judaism and Hellenism in the epre-Maccabean period Martin Hengel; 6. The men of the Great Synagogue (circa 400-170 BCE) Louis Finkelstein; 7. The Pharisaic leadership after the Great Synagogue (170 BCE-135 CE) Louis Finkelstein; 8. Antiochus IV Orro Morkholm; 9. The Hasmonean revolt and the Hasmonean dynasty Jonathan A. Goldstein; 10. Jewish literature in Hebrew and Aramaic in the Greek era Mathias Delcor; 11. Jewish-Greek literature of the Greek period Nikolaus Walter; 12. The apocrypha and pseudepigrapha of the Hellenistic period Mathias Delcor; 13. The book of Daniel H. L. Ginsburg; 14. The matrix of apocalyptic Paul D. Hanson; 15. The Septuagint and its Hebrew text Harry M. Orlinsky; 16. The Targumim Roger Le Deaut; 17. The Samaritans James D. Purvis; 18. The growth of anti-Judaism or the Greek attitude towards Jews Emilio Gabba; Bibliographies; Chronological table; Index.
The volume describes both the rejection and adoption of Hellenism by Judaism.