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Zuleika Rodgers
Assistant Professor/Head of Dept, Near & Middle Eastern Studies

Biography

Born and educated in Dublin. I spent a number of years in Israel studying ancient Jewish history, and there I developed an interest in the larger story of Jewish history and culture.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Josephus, Titus Flavius Judaism Second Temple/Hellenistic Judaism, elmer, Christine / McKenzie, Steven Linn / Römer, Thomas Chr. / Schröter, Jens / Walfish, Barry Dov / Ziolkowski, Eric, Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception , first, 14, Berlin, Boston, de Gruyter, 2017, pp733 - 741, [Zuleika Rodgers] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2017

Zuleika Rodgers, Jews in Ireland from British Subjects to Irish Citizens: 1916 and 2016, Annual Maccabean Society Lecture , Kings College London, 16.03.2016, 2016, Dr Andrea Schatz Invited Talk, 2016

A Twentieth-Century Irishman's First Century Palestine: George Moore's The Brook Kerith in, editor(s)Joel Baden, Hindy Najman and Eibert Tigchelaar , Sibyls, Scriptures, and Scrolls: John Collins at Seventy, Boston; Leiden, Brill, 2016, pp1128 - 1144, [Zuleika Rodgers] Book Chapter, 2016 URL

Zuleika Rodgers and Honora Howell Chapman, Companion to Josephus, Wiley Blackwell, 2015 Book, 2015

Zuleika Rodgers, ''History of Hebrew Scholarship at Trinity College Dublin"', Old Library, Trinity College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, 2014, - Exhibition, 2014

Zutot, Leiden, Brill, [eds.], 2013 Editorial Board, 2013

Josephus's Biblical Interpretation in, editor(s)Matthias Henze , A Companion to Biblical Interpretation in Early Judaism, Grand Rapids, MI and Cambrdige, UK, Eerdmans, 2012, pp436 - 464, [Zuleika Rodgers] Book Chapter, 2012

Monarchy vs. Priesthood: Josephus, Justus of Tiberius, and Agrippa II in, editor(s)Zuleika Rodgers with Anne Fitzpatrick McKinley and Margaret Daly-Denton , A Wandering Galilean: Essays in Honour of Sean Freyne, Leiden, Boston, Brill, 2009, pp173 - 184, [Zuleika Rodgers] Book Chapter, 2009

Zuleika Rodgers, with Anne Fitzpatrick McKinley and Margaret Daly-Denton , A Wandering Galilean: Essays in Honour of Sean Freyne, Leiden, Boston, Brill, 2009 Book, 2009 URL

Josephus' "Theokratia" and Mosaic Discourse: The Actualisation of Revelation at Sinai. in, editor(s)George J. Brooke, Hindy Najman, Loren T. Stuckenbruck , The Significance of Sinai: Traditions about Sinai and Divine Revelation in Judaism and Christianity, Leiden, Boston, Brill, 2008, pp129 - 148, [Zuleika Rodgers] Book Chapter, 2008

Justice for Justus: a re-examination of Justus of Tiberias' role in Josephus' Autobiography in, editor(s)B. McGing and J. Mossman , The Limits of Ancient Biography, Swansea, The Classical Press of Wales, 2006, pp169 - 192, [Z. Rodgers] Book Chapter, 2006

Z. Rodgers, Making History: Josephus and Historical Method, Leiden, Brill, 2006, 471pp Book, 2006

Introduction in, editor(s)Z. Rodgers , Z. Rodgers, Making History: Josephus and Historical Method, Leiden, Brill, 2006, pp1 - 22, [Z. Rodgers] Book Chapter, 2006

Zuleika Rodgers, 'Athletes of Virtue': George Moore's Essenes, Reception of Hellenistic Judaism , University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, September 2011 Conference Paper,

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Zuleika Rodgers, PROF. JACOB WEINGREEN OF TRINITY COLLEGE: HIS LIFE, SCHOLARSHIP AND NEAR-EASTERN COLLECTION , THE ANNUAL RICHARD BARNETT MEMORIAL LECTURE, Institute of Archaeology, University College London, 12.01.2017, 2017, Tessa Rajak, ANGLO-ISRAEL ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY Invited Talk, 2017

Zuleika Rodgers , Trinity Monday Discourse on Jacob Weingreen, Trinity Monday Discourse , Trinity College Dublin, 8 April, 2013, 2013 Invited Talk, 2013

Zuleika Rodgers, First Century Jews in Twentieth Century Ireland: George Moor's Essenes, Phebe Conley Lecture, California State University, Fresno, 18th November, 2011, Prof. Honora Chapman Invited Talk, 2011

Zuleika Rodgers, Retrospective Rivalry? Josephus and Justus of Tiberias , "HISTORIOGRAFIA E LITERATURA APOCALÍPTICA NO SÉC.I D.C.: ASPECTOS DA LITERATURA JUDAICA DO MEDITERRÂNEO ENTRE LEITURAS DO PASSADO E HISTORIOGRAFIA DO FUTURO", Universidade de Brasília, November, 2010, Prof. Vicente Dobroruka Invited Talk, 2010

Zuleika Rodgers, Translating Theocracy: Flavius Josephus and Biblical Interpretation, "HISTORIOGRAFIA E LITERATURA APOCALÍPTICA NO SÉC.I D.C.: ASPECTOS DA LITERATURA JUDAICA DO MEDITERRÂNEO ENTRE LEITURAS DO PASSADO E HISTORIOGRAFIA DO FUTURO", Universidade de Brasília, November, 2010, Prof. Vicente Dobroruka Invited Talk, 2010

Zuleika Rodgers, Tradition and Innovation: Flavius Josephus and the Judean Priesthood, "HISTORIOGRAFIA E LITERATURA APOCALÍPTICA NO SÉC.I D.C.: ASPECTOS DA LITERATURA JUDAICA DO MEDITERRÂNEO ENTRE LEITURAS DO PASSADO E HISTORIOGRAFIA DO FUTURO", Universidade de Brasília , November, 2010, Prof. Vicente Dobroruka Invited Talk, 2010

Zuleika Rodgers, Josephus' Biblical Interpretation, Irish Biblical Association Evening Lecture, Trinity College Dublin, November, 2008, Irish Biblical Association Invited Talk, 2008

Zuleika Rodgers, Monarchy vs. Priesthood: Josephus, Justus of Tiberias and Agrippa II, SBL Josephus Group, Washington DC, November, 2006 Invited Talk, 2006 URL

Zuleika Rodgers, Reception of Hellenistic Judaism in Modern Europe, August, 2009, Trinity College Dublin Meetings /Conferences Organised,

Zuleika Rodgers, Martine Cuypers, Theorizing Theocracy: Judaean Priesthood and Kingship, 2010, Visions of Leadership in the Ancient World, Royal Irish Aacdemy, Dublin, November Conference Paper,

Zuleika Rodgers, Jews and Political Discourse from Antiquity to the Present, 13-15 July, 2014, In:British Association for Jewish Studies annual conference , Trinity College Dublin Meetings /Conferences Organised,

Research Expertise

Description

Jewish history and culture in Palestine and the Diaspora in the Greek and Roman Periods. Flavius Josephus

Projects

  • Title
    • Digitisation of the holdings of the Weingreen Museum
  • Funding Agency
    • PRTLI, Long Room HUB
  • Title
    • Modern European Reception of Hellenisitc Judaism
  • Funding Agency
    • MNES, PRTLI
  • Date From
    • August 2009

Keywords

Flavius Josephus; Jewish identity in the Hellenistic world; Jewish studies; Modern Reception of Hellenistic Judaism; Second temple Judaism

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Post-Doctoral Fellow Mediterannean and Near Eastern Studies 1999-2004, 2005-2006

Post-Doctorate Fellow on Project on Ancient Cultural Engagement, York University, Toronto 2004-2005

Bat Kol Scholarship, Ratisbonne Institute, Jerusalem 1995

Bourse de L'École, École Biblique et Archéologique Française de Jérusalem 1993-1994

Trinity College Postgraduate Studies Award 1991-1994

Trinity College, Toplady Memorial Prize 1991

Trinity College, 1734 Bishop Forster Divinity Premium 1989

Trinity College, Lambert Prize for Biblical Greek 1989

Trinity College, 1984 Prize for Biblical Greek 1989

Trinity College, 1984 Prize for Biblical Greek 1988

Trinity College, Carson Biblical Prize 1988

Memberships

Editorial Board, Zutot: Perspectives on Jewish Culture 2011

Academy Committee Classical and Near Eastern Studies, Royal Irish Academy

Co-Chair, Hellenistic Judaism Session, Society of Biblical Literature

European Association of Jewish Studies July 2010

Association of Jewish Studies

Canadian Society for Biblical Studies

Oriental Society of Toronto

British Association of Jewish Studies 2009