Israel in Transition 2 Hardback

From Late Bronze II to Iron IIA (c. 1250-850 BCE): The Texts

by Lester L Grabbe;

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Israel in Transition 2

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This title includes essays relating primarily to written sources (inscriptions and biblical text) forming a companion to volume 1 which was primarily on the archaeology of this period. "Israel in Transition 2" is the second in a two-volume work addressing some of the historical problems relating to the early history of Israel, from its first mention around 1200 BCE to the beginnings of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah. During this four century transition period Israel moved from a group of small settlements in the Judean and Samarian hill country to the two kingdoms of Israel and Judah, occupying much of the land on the west side of the Jordan. The present volume engages with the relevant texts. These include various inscriptions, such as the Tel Dan inscription and the Assyrian inscriptions, but also an examination of the biblical text. The articles discuss various individual problems relating to Israelite history, but ultimately the aim is to comment on historical methodology. The debate among Seminar members illustrates not only the problems but also suggests solutions and usable methods.The editor provides a perspective on the debate in a Conclusion that summarizes the contributions of the two volumes together.

Israel in Transition 2 by Lester L Grabbe was published by Continuum in December 2010 and is our 48681st best seller. The ISBN for Israel in Transition 2 is 9780567649485.

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Details for Israel in Transition 2

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherContinuum (December 2010)
Number of Pages274
Thickness15 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code2745106
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