History of Biblical Israel : major problems and minor issues /

This title encompasses the history of Israel from its very beginnings up to the destruction of the First Temple of Jerusalem in 586 BC. Topics covered include: the Exodus and the conquest of Canaan; the rise of the Davidic Dynasty; and the diplomatic, international marriages of Solomon.

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Main Author: Malamat, Abraham.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001.
Series:Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; v. 7.
Online Access:eBook Academic Collection (EBSCOhost) Current AU students, faculty, and staff, click here for full text.
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Table of Contents:
  • The Dawn of Israel
  • The Proto-History of Israel: A Study in Method
  • Mari and Early Israel
  • Pre-Monarchical Social Institutions in Israel in the Light of Mari
  • Tribal Societies: Biblical Genealogies and African Lineage Systems
  • Forming a Nation
  • The Exodus: Egyptian Analogies
  • Conquest of Canaan: Israelite Conduct of War According to Biblical Tradition
  • The Period of the Judges
  • Appendix: The Punishment by Gideon of Succoth and Penuel in the Light of Ancient Near Eastern Treaties
  • Charismatic Leadership in the Book of Judges
  • The Danite Migration and the Pan-Israelite Exodus-Conquest: A Biblical Narrative Pattern
  • The Rise of the Davidic Dynasty
  • A Political Look at the Kingdom of David and Solomon and its Relations with Egypt
  • Aspects of the Foreign Policies of David and Solomon
  • Naamah, The Ammonite Princess, King Solomon's Wife
  • Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy
  • Twilight of Judah and the Destruction of the First Temple
  • The Historical Background of the Assassination of Amon, King of Judah
  • Josiah's Bid for Armageddon: The Background of the Judaean-Egyptian Encounter in 609 B.C.
  • The Twilight of Judah: In the Egyptian-Babylonian Maelstrom
  • The Kingdom of Judah between Egypt and Babylon: A Small State within a Great Power Confrontation
  • Historical Episodes in the Former Prophets and in the Prophetical Books
  • Doctrines of Causality in Hittite and Biblical Historiography: A Parallel
  • Military Rationing in Papyrus Anastasi I and the Bible.