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date: 22 May 2019

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This article describes the daily life of Jewish women. It shows how and where women's experience can be compared with, and even connected to, those of men. It determines the major types of sources on Jewish women in Roman Palestine and studies the influence of the Graeco-Roman context on women. The article also discusses other features of women's daily life, including motherhood and the issue of menstrual purity.

Keywords: daily life, Jewish women, Graeco-Roman context, motherhood, menstrual purity

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