Ancient Israel's history and historiography : the first temple period : collected essays / Nadav Naʼaman

Author(s): Naʼaman, Nadav
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Subjects: Jews--History--To 70 A.D
Jews--History--953-586 B.C
Palestine--History--To 70 A.D
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2006
Series: Collected essays v. 3
Naʼaman, Nadav Collected essays v. 3
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: xiii, 415 p. : map ; 23 cm
Notes: ISBN: 1575061147 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents: The contribution of the Amarna letters to the debate on Jerusalem's political position in the tenth century BCE -- The kingdom of Ishbaal -- Sources and composition in the history of David -- In search of reality behind the account of David's wars with Israel's neighbors -- The list of David's officers (šālîšîm) -- Ittai the Gittite -- "Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt" (Numbers 13:22) -- Sources and composition in the history of Solomon -- Solomon's district list (1 Kings 4:7-19) and the Assyrian province system in Palestine -- Israel, Edom and Egypt in the tenth century BCE -- Historical and literary notes on the excavations of Tel Jezreel -- Prophetic stories as sources for the histories of Jehoshaphat and the Omrides -- Beth-David in the Aramaic Stela from Tel Dan -- Three notes on the Aramaic inscription from Tel Dan -- King Mesha and the foundation of the Moabite monarchy -- The contribution of royal inscriptions for a re-evaluation of the Book of Kings as a historical source -- Royal inscriptions and the histories of Joash and Ahaz, kings of Judah --
Contents: Azariah of Judah and Jeroboam II of Israel -- Historical and chronological notes on the kingdoms of Israel and Judah in the 8th century BCE -- On the antiquity of the Regnal years in the Book of Kings -- The Deuteronomist and voluntary servitude to foreign powers -- The debated historicity of Hezekiah's reform in light of historical and archaeological research -- "The house-of-no-shade shall take away its tax from you" (Micah 1:11) -- "The dedicated treasures buildings within the house of YHWH where women weave coverings for Asherah" (2 Kings 23:7) -- The fire signals of Lachish revisited -- No anthropomorphic graven image : notes on the assumed anthropomorphic cult statues in the temples of YHWH in the pre-exilic period -- The law of the altar in Deuteronomy and the cultic site near Shechem -- Lebo-hamath, Sụbat-Hamath and the northern boundary of the land of Canaan -- Sources and redaction in the chronicler's genealogies of Asher and Ephraim
OCLC Number: 64403203
ISBN/ISSN: 1575061147