Circumcision in the Ancient Near East

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dc.contributor.author Sasson, Jack M.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-02T16:41:53Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-02T16:41:53Z
dc.date.issued 1966
dc.identifier.citation Sasson, Jack M. "Circumcision in the Ancient Near East." Journal of Biblical Literature 85.4 (1966): 473-76. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1803/3895
dc.description In this article, Professor Sasson argues that the practice of circumcision may not have passed from Egypt to the Israelites and the Phoenicians, but the opposite. He points to several factors which indicate that the practice may have traveled from northern Syria southward and to Egypt. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Society of Biblical Literature en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Circumcision -- Religious aspects -- Judaism en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Circumcision -- History en_US
dc.title Circumcision in the Ancient Near East en_US
dc.type Postprint en_US
dc.description.school Divinity School en_US
dc.peerreviewed Yes en_US

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