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The Tel Dan inscription [electronic resource] : a reappraisal and a new interpretation / George Athas.

By: Athas, George.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 360.; Copenhagen international seminar: 12.Publisher: London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xii, 331 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780567322821 (electronic bk.); 0567322823 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Inscriptions, Aramaic -- Israel -- Dan (Extinct city) | Bible. Old Testament -- Antiquities | Dan (Extinct city) | Excavations (Archaeology) -- Israel -- Dan (Extinct city) | Israel -- Antiquities | Excavations (Archaeology) | Inscriptions, Aramaic | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- History & Culture | Opgravingen | InscriptiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tel Dan inscription.DDC classification: 220.95 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Figures; Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2 ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT OF THE FRAGMENTS; Chapter 3 EPIGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS; Chapter 4 PALAEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS; Chapter 5 ARRANGEMENT OF THE FRAGMENTS; Chapter 6 TEXTUAL ANALYSIS; Chapter 7 HISTORICAL COMMENTARY; Chapter 8 CONCLUDING REMARKS; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.
Summary: The first book-length treatment of the most important, and controversial, inscription found in Israel in recent years. The inscription contains a possible mention of the name 'David' and is thought by many scholars to verify the existence of this king. Contains a full account of the discovery, epigraphic analysis, palaeographical analysis, possible arrangement of the three fragments discovered, textual analysis and historical commentary. It is more thorough in each of these treatments than any preceding discussion, and reviews all of the major theories about the inscription, with a well-consid.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [320]-326) and index.

List of Figures; Preface; Abbreviations; Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION; Chapter 2 ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT OF THE FRAGMENTS; Chapter 3 EPIGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS; Chapter 4 PALAEOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS; Chapter 5 ARRANGEMENT OF THE FRAGMENTS; Chapter 6 TEXTUAL ANALYSIS; Chapter 7 HISTORICAL COMMENTARY; Chapter 8 CONCLUDING REMARKS; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors.

The first book-length treatment of the most important, and controversial, inscription found in Israel in recent years. The inscription contains a possible mention of the name 'David' and is thought by many scholars to verify the existence of this king. Contains a full account of the discovery, epigraphic analysis, palaeographical analysis, possible arrangement of the three fragments discovered, textual analysis and historical commentary. It is more thorough in each of these treatments than any preceding discussion, and reviews all of the major theories about the inscription, with a well-consid.

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