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Scribes and schools in monarchic Judah [electronic resource] : a socio-archeological approach / David W. Jamieson-Drake.

By: Jamieson-Drake, David W.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Social world of biblical antiquity series: 9.; Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 109.Publisher: Sheffield, England : Almond Press, 1991Description: 1 online resource (240 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780567202840 (electronic bk.); 0567202844 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Scribes -- Palestine -- History | Palestine -- Antiquities | Excavations (Archaeology) -- Palestine | Jews -- Civilization -- To 70 A.D | Archaeology | Excavations (Archaeology) | Jews | Scribes | Social classes | Scribes juifs | Fouilles (Arch�eologie) -- Palestine | Palestine -- Histoire -- Jusqu'�a 70 | Palestine -- Antiquit�es | HISTORY -- Ancient -- General | Scriptoria | Palestine History, B.C.1225-B.C.63 | Palestine History, B.C.1225-B.C.63Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Scribes and schools in monarchic Judah.DDC classification: 933 Other classification: 11.42 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The question of the existence and nature of scribal institutions in ancient Israel has up to now been debated primarily on literary grounds. In placing the question of scribes and schools in a socio-archaeological context, as the present study does, this problem is reformulated. The focus shifts from the question of the prevalence of literary skills to the broader question of the function of those skills within ancient society.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [217]-237) and indexes.

The question of the existence and nature of scribal institutions in ancient Israel has up to now been debated primarily on literary grounds. In placing the question of scribes and schools in a socio-archaeological context, as the present study does, this problem is reformulated. The focus shifts from the question of the prevalence of literary skills to the broader question of the function of those skills within ancient society.

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