Royal Administration and National Religion in Ancient Palestine
William R. Gallagher
Dr. Gallagher brings together both Biblical and Assyrian sources on Sennacherib's 710 campaign against Judah, Philistia and Phoenicia. Part of the Assyrian materials are new, which enables the author not only to give valuable and fresh insights into the event itself, but also to offer new, ...
Edited by Burton MacDonald and Randall W. Younker
Marten Stol and Sven P. Vleeming
Assyriologists and Egyptologists study the strategies used in the Ancient Near East to provide oneself a carefree old day by arranging material support. Among them are gifts in contemplation of death, the adoption of adults, manumission of slaves. An important issue not dealt with before.
The main focus of this work is the story of the relation between Carthago and Greece from 580 until 480. The argument attributes considirably to the debate about the Carthaginian presence in the western Mediterranean.
Twenty-two old and new essays comparing the Old Babylonian Mari texts with the Hebrew scriptures and early history of Israel are conveniently assembled in this book. 1) Mary and the West (Syria, Palestine and the Mediterranean region). 2) Prophecy, dealing with Mari's prophetical texts and ...
Edited by Lowell K. Handy
Carl S. Ehrlich
This history of the Philistines ca. 1000 - 730 B.C.E. is the first to examine this period in detail, paying particular attention to a detailed evaluation of the unfortunately meager textual evidence available.
This pioneering study wrestles with the perpetual problem of chronology in the Books of Kings. The result is one of the most responsible and yet most critical chronologies proposed to date, and will be the standard chronological reference for the next decade, if not longer.
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