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Homeland and exile [electronic resource] : biblical and ancient Near Eastern studies in honour of Bustenay Oded / edited by Gershon Galil, Mark Geller and Alan Millard.

Contributor(s): Oded, Bustenay | Galil, Gershon | Geller, Markham J | Millard, A. R. (Alan Ralph).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Supplements to Vetus Testamentum: v. 130.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 643 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789047441243 (electronic bk.); 9047441249 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- History of Biblical events | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Jews -- Civilization -- To 70 A.D | Jews -- History -- To 70 A.D | Civilization, Assyro-Babylonian | Jews -- History -- Babylonian captivity, 598-515 B.C | Middle East -- Civilization -- To 622 | Oded, Bustenay | Babylonian captivity, 598-515 B.C | Bible | Civilization | Criticism, interpretation, etc | History | History of Biblical events | Jews | Middle East | O.T | Oded, Bustenay | To 622 | To 70 A.D | Religion | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | Altes Testament | Orientalistik | Exegese | Alter OrientGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Homeland and exile.DDC classification: 221.9/5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. Ancient Near Eastern studies. Exile and forced labour in B�et Har'o�s : remarks on a recently discovered Moabite inscription / Bob Becking -- Literary-critical issues in the Hebrew Bible from an Assyriological perspective : literary-ideological alterations / Mordechai Cogan -- Ardiya, an Eanna Temple prebendary / Muhammad Dandamayev -- Trumpet snails and purple snails as an indication of the transfer of religion and technology in the Eastern-Mediterranean region / Manfried Dietrich -- An Elamite deportee / Betina Faist -- The Assyrian words for "(foot) soldier" / Frederick Mario Fales -- Appropriation of land by officials in the Neo-Assyrian period / Gershon Galil -- A monument to imperial control : literary observations on the Thompson prism of Esarhaddon (Nineveh A) / Victor Avigdor Hurowitz -- Tribute or looting in Samaria and Jerusalem : Shoshenq in Jerusalem? / Andr�e Lemaire -- A new look at the end of the Assyrian Empire / Sarah C. Melville -- Assyria, Aramaeans and Aramaic / Allan R. Millard -- Sin-�sarru-i�skun and Ezida in Calah / Jamie Novotny and Greta Van Buylaere -- Positive and negative human types in the Egyptian Wisdom literature / Nili Shupak -- A "dinner at the palace" during Nebuchadnezzar's reign / David B. Weisberg -- pt. 2. Biblical studies. A possible terminus and quem for the Deuteronomistic legislation : a fresh look at Deut. 17:16 / Rainer Albertz -- The book of Judges : dating and meaning / Yairah Amit -- Did the Jews worship idols in Babylonia? / Adele Berlin -- Cain and the Kenites / John Day -- Tobit in Galilee / Devorah Dimant -- To stop Nehemiah from building the Jerusalem wall : Jewish aristocrats triggered an economic crisis / Joseph Fleishman -- The Valley of Elah battle and the duel of David with Goliath : between history and artistic theological historiography / Moshe Garsiel -- David and Abishag : the purpose of 1 Kings 1:1-4 / Richard S. Hess -- The historical setting of Zephaniah's oracles against the nations (Zeph. 2:4-15) / Dan'el Kahn -- Biblical narrative and historical method / Zecharia Kallai -- The road not taken : Wellhausen and Assyriology / Peter Machinist -- Rameses II and the exodus : a case of mistaken identity / Eugene H. Merrill -- Anti-Achaemenid propaganda in Deuteronomy / Eckart Otto -- The book of Joshua and the existence of a hexateuch / Hartmut N. Rosel -- Ethically cultured interpretations : the case of Eglon's murder (Judges 3) / Jack M. Sasson -- The prayer for the restoration of the Israelite kingdom in the book of Micah : literary analysis and the historical background / Shmuel Vargon.
Summary: This volume is a tribute to B. Oded's career, and it points to the span of his research. It's thirty contributions deal with a wide range of topics, focusing on the Assyrian Empire, as well as on the Hebrew Bible.
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Includes a chronological bibliography of the works of Bustenay Oded (p. [xi]-xvi).

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

pt. 1. Ancient Near Eastern studies. Exile and forced labour in B�et Har'o�s : remarks on a recently discovered Moabite inscription / Bob Becking -- Literary-critical issues in the Hebrew Bible from an Assyriological perspective : literary-ideological alterations / Mordechai Cogan -- Ardiya, an Eanna Temple prebendary / Muhammad Dandamayev -- Trumpet snails and purple snails as an indication of the transfer of religion and technology in the Eastern-Mediterranean region / Manfried Dietrich -- An Elamite deportee / Betina Faist -- The Assyrian words for "(foot) soldier" / Frederick Mario Fales -- Appropriation of land by officials in the Neo-Assyrian period / Gershon Galil -- A monument to imperial control : literary observations on the Thompson prism of Esarhaddon (Nineveh A) / Victor Avigdor Hurowitz -- Tribute or looting in Samaria and Jerusalem : Shoshenq in Jerusalem? / Andr�e Lemaire -- A new look at the end of the Assyrian Empire / Sarah C. Melville -- Assyria, Aramaeans and Aramaic / Allan R. Millard -- Sin-�sarru-i�skun and Ezida in Calah / Jamie Novotny and Greta Van Buylaere -- Positive and negative human types in the Egyptian Wisdom literature / Nili Shupak -- A "dinner at the palace" during Nebuchadnezzar's reign / David B. Weisberg -- pt. 2. Biblical studies. A possible terminus and quem for the Deuteronomistic legislation : a fresh look at Deut. 17:16 / Rainer Albertz -- The book of Judges : dating and meaning / Yairah Amit -- Did the Jews worship idols in Babylonia? / Adele Berlin -- Cain and the Kenites / John Day -- Tobit in Galilee / Devorah Dimant -- To stop Nehemiah from building the Jerusalem wall : Jewish aristocrats triggered an economic crisis / Joseph Fleishman -- The Valley of Elah battle and the duel of David with Goliath : between history and artistic theological historiography / Moshe Garsiel -- David and Abishag : the purpose of 1 Kings 1:1-4 / Richard S. Hess -- The historical setting of Zephaniah's oracles against the nations (Zeph. 2:4-15) / Dan'el Kahn -- Biblical narrative and historical method / Zecharia Kallai -- The road not taken : Wellhausen and Assyriology / Peter Machinist -- Rameses II and the exodus : a case of mistaken identity / Eugene H. Merrill -- Anti-Achaemenid propaganda in Deuteronomy / Eckart Otto -- The book of Joshua and the existence of a hexateuch / Hartmut N. Rosel -- Ethically cultured interpretations : the case of Eglon's murder (Judges 3) / Jack M. Sasson -- The prayer for the restoration of the Israelite kingdom in the book of Micah : literary analysis and the historical background / Shmuel Vargon.

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This volume is a tribute to B. Oded's career, and it points to the span of his research. It's thirty contributions deal with a wide range of topics, focusing on the Assyrian Empire, as well as on the Hebrew Bible.

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