By Gershon Galil

ISBN-10: 3868350667

ISBN-13: 9783868350661

The heritage of the traditional close to East within the 12th-10th centuries BCE remains to be an unsolved riddle. from time to time the veil is lifted and tiny parts of this tricky puzzle glow in a brand new gentle. yet many questions are as but unanswered, and so much info are nonetheless imprecise. however, the wide outlines of this age are really good agreed by way of so much students: the 3 superpowers Egypt, Hatti and Assyria progressively misplaced their carry and their impression within the region: first the Hittites, simply after 1200 BCE, and some dozens of years later, Egypt and Assyria. Historians mostly concur that when the reign of Tukulti-Ninurta I (1243-1208 BCE), Assyria plunged right into a lengthy decline, progressively wasting its western territories to the Aramaean invaders. (...) The reports offered during this ebook contact on different elements of human actions (political, social, monetary, and cultural), and confer with assorted elements of the traditional close to East: from Melid and Hanigalbat within the north to Egypt and Kush within the south and from Assyria and Babylonia within the East to the dominion of Taita and (southern) Philistia within the west. They do notwithstanding middle usually at the Bible and the historical past of historic Israel and its western and jap associates, compared with different historic close to jap cultures. The papers current an intensive vista of views-from biblical and archaeological views and certainly so much of them have been written from an inter disciplinary perspective.

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In the new account of Judah’s history the Chronicler focuses on the history of the Temple and the role of the monarchy for the Israelite religion. ) ִכּסֵּא ַמלְכוּת י ְהוָה עַל יִשׂ ְָראֵל‬In light of this idealized account, which derives from Ptolemaic times, God is described as the only sovereign: He lets the king rest from his enemies, grants him victory in war and prosperity, accedes to the construction of the Temple, and so on. G. von Rad provided a classic description of the Chronicler’s depiction of wars:60 “In the account of the war of Jehoshaphat against the peoples of the east (2 Chron 20:1–30), the old elements return again virtually in paradigmatic completeness, but in what spiritual sublimation!

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486) already pointed out that a reliable picture of the original application of the ban ritual in Israel cannot be given, because all texts that scholars refer to belong to the Deuteronomic or Deuteronomistic literature. For further treatment of the issue cf. C. H. W. Brekelmans, De Ḥerem in het Oude Testament, (Theology dissertation; Nijmegen, 1959); F. Crüsemann, “Gewaltimagination als Teil der Ursprungsgeschichte. Banngebot und Rechtsordnung im Deuteronomium”, in F. ), Religion, Politik und Gewalt (Gütersloh, 2006), pp.

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