Egypt, Canaan and Israel: History, Imperialism, Ideology and Literature

Proceedings of a Conference at the University of Haifa, 3-7 May 2009

Edited by S. Bar, D. Kahn, and J.J. Shirley

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ISBN13: 
9789004194939
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9789004210691
Publication Date: 
June 2011
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Hardback
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x, 370 pp.
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1566-2055
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52

Harco Willems, KU Leuven

This study of the history of regional elites and of the archaeology of their cemeteries shows that the Coffin Texts of the Egyptian Middle Kingdom do not reflect a form of popular religion, but rather the cult of local rulers.
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73
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ISBN: 
9789004274983
Expected: 
August 2014

Shay Bar, University of Haifa

The Dawn of the Bronze Age offers a detailed archaeological account of the material culture and the pattern of settlement in the eastern Jordan valley and the desert fringes of Samaria during the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age I periods.
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Volume: 
72
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004265639
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November 2013

Edited by Isaac Kalimi, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz and Seth Richardson, University of Chicago

In Sennacherib at the Gates of Jerusalem, twelve scholars of the ancient world examine the histories, myths, and tales that formed around the Assyrian campaign of 701 B.C.E. over the course of more than a millennium of re-tellings.
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Volume: 
71
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004265615
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January 2014

Leo Roeten

In The Decoration on the Cult Chapel Walls of the Old Kingdom Tombs at Giza Leo Roeten demonstrates that the 5th dynasty was a period of drastic changes in the mode of food supply for the deceased, the type of decoration on the walls, and the secondary cultic functions.
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Volume: 
70
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004265455
Publication date: 
January 2014

Jeremy W. Pope, The College of William and Mary

In The Double Kingdom under Taharqo, Jeremy Pope examines the strategies used by Taharqo, a Kushite pharaoh of ancient Egypt’s Twenty-Fifth Dynasty, to govern Nubia and Egypt together during the seventh century BC.
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Volume: 
69
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262942
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January 2014

Edited by Natalie N. May, Freie Universität Berlin and Ulrike Steinert, University College London

The Fabric of Cities offers a diversified collection of articles on ancient urbanism in Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome, focussing on the social dimension of urban spaces and cultural views of city life, by drawing extensively on textual and archaeological sources.
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Volume: 
68
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004262331
Publication date: 
October 2013

Barbara Böck, CSIC, Madrid

Providing a comprehensive study of the Ancient Babylonian healing goddess, this book employs a range of Sumero-Akkadian cuneiform sources. The resulting volume challenges many long-held assumptions concerning the specialized medical literature and addresses the nature of healing in Ancient...
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67
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004261457
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October 2013

Jonathan S. Greer, Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

In Dinner at Dan, Jonathan S. Greer offers a synthesis of biblical and archaeological evidence for sacred feasts at the Levantine site of Tel Dan from the late 10th century - mid-8th century BCE and explores their significance.
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Volume: 
66
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004260610
Publication date: 
September 2013

Leslie Anne Warden, Roanoke College

In Pottery and Economy in Old Kingdom Egypt, Leslie Anne Warden analyzes utilitarian ceramics to provide a framework for the Egyptian economy which is fluid, full of agents, and defined by small scale, face-to-face relationships rather than the state.
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Volume: 
65
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259843
Publication date: 
October 2013

Edited by Alice Mouton CNRS, Ian Rutherford Reading University, and Ilya Yakubovich Moscow State University

The Luwians inhabited Anatolia and Syria some three thousand years ago. The present collective volume addresses the questions of their homeland, material and spiritual culture, and relationship with neighbors. It strives to promote Luwian studies as a new interdisciplinary research field.
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Volume: 
64
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252790
Publication date: 
June 2013

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