Item description for The Age of Solomon: Scholarship at the Turn of the Millennium (Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East, V. 11) by Lowell K. Handy...
The figure of King Solomon is central to our understanding of the history of Israel and Judah. This volume of collected articles seeks to bring the reader up-to-date with current scholarship in the field. The book consists of 24 chapters providing studies in the historical approach to Solomon and to the 10th-century BC Judah and Israel with archaeological surveys of the neighbouring regions, sociological surveys and literary readings of the biblical texts.
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Lowell K. Handy taught at Loyola University of Chicago for over twelve years and holds a doctorate from the University of Chicago. Lowell currently works for the American Theological Library Association.