Travel and Mobility

Catherine Hezser

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Daily Life in Roman Palestine

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780199216437
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Classics and Ancient History

Travel and Mobility

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This article studies ancient Jewish mobility. It lists the practicalities of travel, and then hypothesizes about the social contexts of travel. The article also considers rabbinic mobility, sea voyages, pilgrimages and other religious travels, and the transfer of knowledge.

Keywords: Jewish mobility; travel; practicalities; social contexts; rabbinic mobility; sea voyages; pilgrimages; religious travels; transfer of knowledge

Article.  7628 words. 

Subjects: Classical Studies ; Classical History

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