Download e-book for kindle: Gibeah: The Search for a Biblical City (JSOT Supplement) by Patrick M. Arnold

By Patrick M. Arnold

ISBN-10: 0567402126

ISBN-13: 9780567402127

ISBN-10: 1850752230

ISBN-13: 9781850752233

This paintings is a cross-disciplinary examine of Israel's first 'capital urban' from topographical, archaeological, historic, and literary views. not easy William F. Albright's declare that the traditional urban is to be pointed out with inform el-Ful, the e-book develops the case for a situation in its place at smooth Jeba, nine km north-east of Jerusalem, a site-change that bears very important effects for a number of scholarly theories in relation to Gibeah. between those are the inquest into the historicity and literary composition of the tale of the 'Outrage of Gibeah' (Judg. 19-21) and the origins and nature of Saul's kingship (1 Sam. 9-15). either one of those texts are taken care of completely as coaching for a concluding research into the which means of the prophet Hosea's references to Israel's sins 'in the times of Gibeah'.

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New PDF release: Ancient Israel at War 853–586 BC

By Brad Kelle

ISBN-10: 1846030366

ISBN-13: 9781846030369

Complicated and volatile, in 922 BC the dominion of historic Israel was once divided into Judah, within the South, and Israel, within the North. For the subsequent 2 hundred years, there has been nearly consistent warring among those kingdoms and their acquaintances. those sour feuds finally resulted in the cave in of Israel, leaving Judah as a surviving state until eventually the emergence of the Babylonian Empire, the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC, and the exile of the Jewish people.
Using historical Jewish, Biblical, and different modern resources, this name examines the politics, struggling with, and effects of Israel's battles in this interval. targeting the turbulent courting among the kingdoms of Israel and Judah, this publication explains Israel's complicated, usually bloody, international coverage, and gives a definitive heritage of those historic conflicts.

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Read e-book online Warfare in the Ancient World PDF

By Brian Todd Carey

ISBN-10: 1844151735

ISBN-13: 9781844151738

Warfare within the historical World explores how civilizations and cultures made struggle at the battlefields of the Near East and Europe among the increase of civilization in Mesopotamia within the overdue fourth millennium BC and the autumn of Rome.

Through an exploration of twenty-six chosen battles, army historian Brian Todd Carey surveys the altering tactical relationships among the 4 weapon platforms - heavy and light-weight infantry and heavy and lightweight cavalry - concentrating on how surprise and missile strive against developed from tentative beginnings within the Bronze Age to the hugely constructed army association created through the Romans.

The artwork of struggle reached a truly subtle point of improvement in this 3 millennia span. Commanders totally discovered the tactical features of concern and missile strive against in huge battlefield events. glossy rules of conflict, just like the primacy of the offensive, mass, and economic climate of strength, have been understood by means of pre-modern generals and utilized on battlefields through the period.

Through using dozens of multiphase tactical maps, this interesting creation to the paintings of struggle in the course of western civilization's historic and classical sessions pulls jointly the first and secondary assets and creates a robust historic narrative. the result's an artificial paintings that may be crucial analyzing for college kids and armchair historians alike.

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Download e-book for iPad: Neo-Babylonian Trial Records by Shalom E. Holtz

By Shalom E. Holtz

ISBN-10: 1589839439

ISBN-13: 9781589839434

New translations of 50 transliterated texts for study and lecture room use

This selection of sixth-century B.C.E. Mesopotamian texts presents a close-up, usually dramatic, view of old court docket encounters laying off gentle on Neo-Babylonian criminal tradition and lifestyle. as well as the criminal texts, Holtz presents an creation to Neo-Babylonian social heritage, archival files, and felony fabrics. this is often an important source for students drawn to the background of law.

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