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The Origins of the ancient Israelite states [electronic resource] / edited by Volkmar Fritz and Philip R. Davies.

Contributor(s): Fritz, Volkmar | Davies, Philip R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Journal for the study of the Old TestamentSupplement series: 228.Publisher: Sheffield, Eng. : Sheffield Academic Press, c1996Description: 1 online resource (219 p.).ISBN: 9780567602961 (electronic bk.); 0567602966 (electronic bk.).Other title: Formation of a state, historical, archaeological and sociological problems in the period of the united monarchy in Israel.Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- History of Biblical events -- Congresses | Palestine -- History -- To 70 A.D. -- Historiography -- Congresses | State, The -- Congresses | Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Jews | State, The | Juifs -- Histoire -- Jusqu'�a 70 -- Congr�es | Palestine -- Histoire -- Jusqu'�a 70 -- Congr�es | RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings | RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Old Testament | StaatsvormingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Origins of the ancient Israelite states.DDC classification: 221.9/5 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Philip R. Davies -- Opening remarks / Volkmar Fritz -- Historiography of ancient Palestine and early Jewish historiography : W.G. Dever and the not so new biblical archaeology / Thomas L. Thompson -- The construction of the Davidic state : an exercise in historiography / Baruch Halpern -- Sociological and biblical views of the early state / Christa Sch�afer-Lichtenberger -- From patronage society to patronage society / Niels Peter Lemche -- Bare bones : putting flesh on the economics of ancient Israel / David Hopkins -- Saul ben Kish in history and tradition / Diana Edelman -- Re-reading Samuel (historically) : 'Etwas mehr Nichtwissen' / Graeme Auld -- Sources and composition in the history of David / Nadav Na�aman -- Monarchy and re-urbanization : a new look at Solomon's kingdom / Volkmar Fritz -- The 'ban' in the age of the early kings / Walter Dietrich.
Summary: This volume contains the papers from an international colloquium held in Jerusalem, and attended by historians and archaeologists from Israel, Europe and the United States, on the theme of the formation of the early Israelite state. The ten papers presented here have been grouped into three topics: method (Thompson, Halpern), society (SchSfer-Lichtenberger, Lemche, Hopkins) and sources (Edelman, Auld, Na'aman, Fritz, Dietrich). These papers represent the latest research on this highly controversial period in ancient history, which has enormous significance for biblical traditions about the 'un.
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"Colloquium 'The formation of a state. Historical, archaeological and sociological problems in the period of the united monarchy in Israel'."--P. [22].

"Held on behalf of the German Protestant Institute of Archaeology in Jerusalem."--P. [22].

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Introduction / Philip R. Davies -- Opening remarks / Volkmar Fritz -- Historiography of ancient Palestine and early Jewish historiography : W.G. Dever and the not so new biblical archaeology / Thomas L. Thompson -- The construction of the Davidic state : an exercise in historiography / Baruch Halpern -- Sociological and biblical views of the early state / Christa Sch�afer-Lichtenberger -- From patronage society to patronage society / Niels Peter Lemche -- Bare bones : putting flesh on the economics of ancient Israel / David Hopkins -- Saul ben Kish in history and tradition / Diana Edelman -- Re-reading Samuel (historically) : 'Etwas mehr Nichtwissen' / Graeme Auld -- Sources and composition in the history of David / Nadav Na�aman -- Monarchy and re-urbanization : a new look at Solomon's kingdom / Volkmar Fritz -- The 'ban' in the age of the early kings / Walter Dietrich.

This volume contains the papers from an international colloquium held in Jerusalem, and attended by historians and archaeologists from Israel, Europe and the United States, on the theme of the formation of the early Israelite state. The ten papers presented here have been grouped into three topics: method (Thompson, Halpern), society (SchSfer-Lichtenberger, Lemche, Hopkins) and sources (Edelman, Auld, Na'aman, Fritz, Dietrich). These papers represent the latest research on this highly controversial period in ancient history, which has enormous significance for biblical traditions about the 'un.

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