Jason Mokhtarian :: Faculty
Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Office: Sycamore Hall 334
Ph.D. University of California, 2011
- Ancient Judaism
- Jews of Ancient Persia
- Talmud in its Iranian Context
- Ancient Iranian Studies
Courses Recently Taught
- Introduction to Judaism
- Introduction to Jewish History: From the Bible to the Spanish Expulsion
- Torah, Temple, and God in Ancient Judaism
- Rabbinic Judaism: Literature and Beliefs
"Empire and Authority in Sasanian Babylonia: The Rabbis and King Shapur in Dialogue," Jewish Studies Quarterly, Volume 19.2 (2012), 148-180.
“Rabbinic Depictions of the Achaemenid King Cyrus the Great: The Babylonian Esther Midrash (bMeg. 10b-17a) in its Iranian Context,” in The Talmud in its Iranian Context, eds. Carol Bakhos and M. Rahim Shayegan (Mohr Siebeck: Tübingen, 2010), 112-139.