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Professor Nicholas de Lange FBA

Professor Nicholas de Lange, FBA

Emeritus Professor of Hebrew and Jewish Studies

Fellow, Wolfson College


Research Interests

  • Mapping the Jewish Communities of the Byzantine Empire (ERC research project)

Teaching

  • Readings in Jewish Texts (graduate class)

Key Publications

  • Origen and the Jews (University of Cambridge Oriental Publications, 25). Cambridge University Press, 1976, reprinted 1978
  • Apocrypha: Jewish Literature of the Hellenistic Age (Jewish Heritage Classics). New York: Viking Press, 1978
  • (With Marguerite Harl) ORIGENE: Philocalie, 1-20, sur les écritures et la Lettre à Africanus sur l'Histoire de Suzanne.Introduction, texte, traduction et notes. (Sources Chrétiennes, 302). Paris: Les Editions du Cerf, 1983
  • Atlas of the Jewish World . Oxford: Phaidon Press and New York: Facts on File, 1984, reprinted 1985.
    • The US edition received the Chicago Geographic Society's Cultural Atlas Award for 1984
    • German translation: Jüdische Welt (Weltatlas der alten Kulturen). Munich: Christian Verlag, 1984.
      Jüdische Welt (Bildatlas der Weltkulturen). Augsburg: Bechtermünz Verlag, 1997.
      Dutch translation: Atlas van de Joodse Wereld. Amsterdam/Brussels: Elsevier, 1986.
      Turkish translation: Yahudi Dünyasž (Atlaslž Büyük Uygarlžklar Ansiklopedisi). Istanbul: Iletisim, 1987.
      French translation: Atlas du Monde Juif. Paris: Editions du Fanal,1987, and Nathan, 1989.
      Spanish translation: El Pueblo Judío; Odisea a través de los siglos. Barcelona: Folio, 1989.
      Czech translation: Svet Zidu. kulturní Atlas. Prague: Knizní klub, 1996.
      Hungarian translation: A Zsidó Világ Atlasza. Budapest: Helikon Kiadó/Magyar Könyvklub, 1996.
      Polish translation: Swiat Zydowski (Wielkie Kultury Swiata). Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Penta, 1996
  • Judaism . Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986, reprinted 1987, 1988, 1989, 1995. 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, 2003.
    • Swedish translation: Judendomen, tr. Kaj Schueler. [Stockholm]: Norstedts, 1988
    • Spanish translation: Judaísmo, tr. Judit Targarona Borrás. Barcelona: Riopiedras, 1996
    • Lithuanian translation: Judaizmas, tr. Meta Zukaite. Vilnius: Aidai, 1996
    • Japanese translation by Lynn Karatani, Tokyo: Seidosha, 2004
  • Greek Jewish Texts from the Cairo Genizah . Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), 1996
  • (ed.)An Illustrated History of the Jewish People, London: Aurum Books/ New York: Harcourt Brace/ Toronto: Key Porter Books, 1997. Pp. xiv + 434
  • An Introduction to Judaism . Cambridge University Press, 2000. 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, 2010.
    • Spanish translation: El judaísmo, tr. María Condor. Madrid: Cambridge University Press, 2000
    • Japanese translation, tr. Lynne Karatani, Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 2002
  • (ed.) Hebrew Scholarship and the Middle Ages. Cambridge University Press, 2001
  • (ed.) Ignaz Maybaum: A Reader. New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2001
  • (ed. and tr.) Colette Sirat, Hebrew Manuscripts of the Middle Ages. Cambridge University Press, 2002
  • (ed., with Miri Freud-Kandel) Modern Judaism: an Oxford guide (OUP, 2005)
  • The Penguin Dictionary of Judaism . London: Penguin, 2008.
  • ( ed.) with Julia G. Krivorucho and Cameron Boyd-Taylor) /Jewish Reception of Greek Bible Versions. Studies in their use in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages/ (Texts and Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Judaism, 23). Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2009.

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