Item description for History of Biblical Israel: Major Problems and Minor Issues (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East) by Abraham Malamat...
The book holds 26 chapters encompassing the history of Israel from its very beginnings up to the destruction of the First Temple of Jerusalem (586 BC). The successive parts are (1) The Dawn of Israel, dealing with the Israelite proto-history, Mari and early Israel as well as the tribal societies and genealogies. (2) Forming a Nation, The Exodus and Conquest of Canaan, the period of the Judges and the charismatic nature of the Judges, the Danite migration. (3) The Rise of the Davidic Dynasty, a political view of the kingdom of David and Solomon, the diplomatic, international marriages of the latter, organs of statecraft in the Israelite monarchy. (4) King Amon and Josiah and their final fate, twilight of Judah and the destruction of Jerusalem. (5) This part is dedicated to historical episodes in the Former Prophets and in the Prophetical Books. Several excursi follow. This publication has also been published in paperback, please click here for details.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.78" Width: 6.58" Height: 1.42" Weight: 2.22 lbs.
Release Date Mar 29, 2001
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004120092 ISBN13 9789004120099
Availability 0 units.
More About Abraham Malamat
Abraham Malamat, Ph.D. (1951) in Ancient Jewish and Near Eastern History, has published extensively on the History of Biblical Israel with a view on Ancient Near Eastern History, including "Mari and the Bible" (Brill, 1998).
Abraham Malamat has an academic affiliation as follows - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.