Steven Fine

 

 


 

Steven Fine, the Dr. Pinkhos Churgin Professor of Jewish History and Director of the Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies, is a cultural historian, specializing in Jewish history in the Greco-Roman period. His work focuses mainly upon the literature of ancient Judaism, art and archaeology-- and the ways that modern scholars have interpreted Jewish antiquity.




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Dec 5th 2016

The Arch of Titus: Rome and the Menorah explores one of the most significant Roman monuments to survive from antiquity, from the perspectives of Roman, Jewish and later Christian history and art. The Arch of Titus commemorates the destruction of Jerusalem by the emperor Titus in 70 CE, an event of pivotal importance for the history of the Roman Empire, of Judaism, of Christianity and of modern nationalism.

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