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History and traditions of early Israel : studies presented to Eduard Nielsen, May 8th 1993 /
edited by André Lemaire and Benedikt Otzen.
imprint
Leiden, the Netherlands : E.J. Brill, 1993.
description
165 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill.
ISBN
9004098518
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imprint
Leiden, the Netherlands : E.J. Brill, 1993.
isbn
9004098518
catalogue key
3383359
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-165).
A Look Inside
Summaries
Description for Reader
Anyone interested in ancient Israelite and Jewish history and religion. Theologians specializing in Old Testament studies. Scholars covering Semitic philology, ancient Near East religions and history.
Long Description
This book is published as a Festschrift on the occasion of the 70th birthday of professor Eduard Nielsen (Copenhagen). In accordance with the main themes of Eduard Nielsen's scholarly works the articles concentrate on the history of early Israel, i.e. Israel before the classical prophets in the 8th century B.C., and on literary traditions referring to this phase of Israelite history. The articles are concerned with topics in the Books of the Pentateuch, with the epoch of King David, as well as with archaeology, Canaanite traditions etc. Eduard Nielsen's bibliography is included at the end of the book.
Main Description
This book is published as a Festschrift on the occasion of the 70th birthday of professor Eduard Nielsen (Copenhagen). In accordance with the main themes of Eduard Nielsens scholarly works the articles concentrate on the history of early Israel, i.e. Israel before the classical prophets in the 8th century B.C., and on literary traditions referring to this phase of Israelite history. The articles are concerned with topics in the Books of the Pentateuch, with the epoch of King David, as well as with archaeology, Canaanite traditions etc. Eduard Nielsens bibliography is included at the end of the book.
Main Description
This "Festschrift" consists of a dozen articles on the history of Israel before the classical prophets in the 8th century, and on literary traditions referring to this phase of Israelite history.
Unpaid Annotation
This book is published as a "Festschrift on the occasion of the 70th birthday of professor Eduard Nielsen (Copenhagen). In accordance with the main themes of Eduard Nielsen's scholarly works the articles concentrate on the history of early Israel, i.e. Israel before the classical prophets in the 8th century B.C., and on literary traditions referring to this phase of Israelite history. The articles are concerned with topics in the Books of the Pentateuch, with the epoch of King David, as well as with archaeology, Canaanite traditions etc. Eduard Nielsen's bibliography is included at the end of the book.
Table of Contents
Preface
Pharaoh Shoshenq's Campaign to Palestinep. 1
David and the Ark in 2 Samuel 6p. 17
The "Mountain of God" in Psalm 68:16p. 24
Did Joab Climb "Warren's Shaft"?p. 38
You Shall Surely Not Diep. 50
Cycle primitif d'Abraham et contexte geographico-historiquep. 62
City-Dwellers or Administrators. Further Light on the Canaanitesp. 76
The Iron Age of Northern Jordanp. 90
The Promoting Mother. A Literary Motif in the Ugaritic Texts and in the Biblep. 104
Divine Names and Epithets in Genesis 49:24b-25a. Some Methodological and Traditio-Historical Remarksp. 115
Genesis Kapitel 34. Eros und Thanatosp. 133
The Book of Joshua. A Hasmonaean Manifesto?p. 136
The Ban on the Canaanites in the Biblical Codes and its Historical Developmentp. 142
Eduard Nielsen - Bibliographyp. 161
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