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Writings from Ancient Israel: A Handbook of Historical and Religious Documents

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"On the walls of buildings ...on leather and papyrus, Israelites living under the monarchy (1000-587 B.C.E.) penned or scratched texts ranging from food and crop inventories ...to memorials...Smelik ...(has compiled these) remnants of early writing ...in light of their historical, social, and biblical contexts".--Douglas A. Knight, Vanderbilt University.

Synopsis:

In this book, Klaas Smelik presents a selection of writings from ancient Israel that ranges from tax records to battle accounts. Smelik interprets these writings in light of their historical, social, and biblical contexts.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-186) and indexes.

About the Author

Klaas A. D. Smelik is Director of the Etty Hillesum Research Centre (EHOC) and Professor of Hebrew and Judaism at Ghent University in Belgium.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780664253080
Translator:
Davies, G. I.
Author:
Smelik, K. A. D.
Author:
Smelik, Klaas A. D.
Author:
Davies, G. I.
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Location:
Louisville, Ky. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Bible
Subject:
History
Subject:
Middle East - Israel
Subject:
Ancient - General
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Israel
Subject:
Antiquities
Subject:
Ostraka.
Subject:
Inscriptions, Semitic.
Subject:
Jews -- History -- 953-586 B.C. -- Sources.
Subject:
Inscriptions, Semitic -- Israel.
Subject:
Inscriptions, Semitic -- Jordan.
Subject:
Bible - Study - Old Testament
Subject:
Religion Comparative-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
AMERICAN
Series Volume:
TM 5-5420-202-34
Publication Date:
19920131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
204
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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