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Admonition and curse [electronic resource] : the ancient near Eastern treaty/covenant form as a problem in inter-cultural relationships / Noel Weeks.

By: Weeks, Noel.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 407.Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark International, c2004Description: 1 online resource (viii, 211 p.).ISBN: 9780567005441 (electronic bk.); 0567005445 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Covenant theology | Covenant theology -- Cross-cultural studies | Treaties -- History | Treaties -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Treaties in the Bible | Middle East -- Foreign relations -- Treaties | Alliance (Th�eologie) | Alliance (Th�eologie) -- �Etudes transculturelles | Trait�es -- Histoire | Trait�es -- Aspect religieux -- Christianisme | Trait�es dans la Bible | Moyen-Orient -- Relations ext�erieures -- Trait�es | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- Treaties | Oude Testament | Verbond | VerdragenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Admonition and curse.DDC classification: 341.3/7/09394 Other classification: 11.43 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Mesopotamia -- The Hittites -- Egypt -- Syria -- Israel -- The significance of it all.
Summary: The occurrence of treaties throughout the Ancient Near East has been investigated on a number of occasions, generally in order to resolve certain questions arising in the biblical field. As a result of that focus, the existence of a similar institution in a number of different cultures has not been treated as a problem in itself. Generally the existence of treaties throughout the area has been taken for granted, or a simple borrowing model has been used to explain how similar forms came to be used in different cultures. Why forms were similar across the area has not been probed. This work inve.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [183]-209) and indexes.

Mesopotamia -- The Hittites -- Egypt -- Syria -- Israel -- The significance of it all.

The occurrence of treaties throughout the Ancient Near East has been investigated on a number of occasions, generally in order to resolve certain questions arising in the biblical field. As a result of that focus, the existence of a similar institution in a number of different cultures has not been treated as a problem in itself. Generally the existence of treaties throughout the area has been taken for granted, or a simple borrowing model has been used to explain how similar forms came to be used in different cultures. Why forms were similar across the area has not been probed. This work inve.

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