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Title Literature as politics, politics as literature : essays on the ancient Near East in honor of Peter Machinist / edited by David S. Vanderhooft and Abraham Winitzer
Published Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns Inc., [2013]
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Contents ""Fearful Symmetry""; ""The Poetics, Genre, and Form of Lines 109�118, Tablet I in the Poem of Erra""; ""Yoram Cohen, Tel Aviv University""; ""Menahem�s Reign Before the Assyrian Invasion (2 Kings 15:14�16)""; ""Peter Dubovsk�""; ""Ethnicity in the Assyrian Empire: A View from the Nisbe,""; ""(I): Foreigners and “Special� Inner Communities""; ""Frederick Mario Fales""; ""David and the Ark: A Jerusalem Festival Reflected in Royal Narrative""; ""Daniel E. Fleming""; ""Creation and the Divine Spirit in Babel and Bible""
""Beyond the Religionsgeschichtliche Schule""""Eckart Otto""; ""Psalm 22:16 and Its Sumerian and Akkadian Analogues""; ""Shalom M. Paul""; ""Do Ideas Travel Lightly?""; ""Early Greek Concepts of Justice in Their Mediterranean Context""; ""Kurt A. Raaflaub""; ""Errant Oxen""; ""Or: The Goring Ox Redux""; ""Martha T. Roth""; ""Jephthah""; ""Chutzpah and Overreach in a Hebrew Judge""; ""Jack M. Sasson""; ""The Remembrance of Kings Past""; ""The Persona of King Ibbi-Sin""; ""T. M. Sharlach""; ""Hittite Gods in Egyptian Attire: ""; ""A Case Study in Cultural Transmission""; ""Itamar Singer""
""How Did Šulgi and Išbi-Erra Ascend to Heaven?""""Piotr Steinkeller""; ""“War Crimes� in Amos�s Oracles Against the Nations (Amos 1:3 � 2:3)""; ""Nili Wazana""; ""Grammar and Context: Enki & Ninhursag ll. 1�3 and a Rare Sumerian Construction""; ""Christopher Woods""; ""Towards a Biography of Kish:""; ""Notes on Urbanism and Comparison""; ""Norman Yoffee""
""Redactors, Rationalists, and (Bloodied) Rivers:""""Some Comments on the First Biblical Plague""; ""John R. Huddlestun""; ""“An Heir Created by Aššur� �""; ""Literary Observations on the Rassam Prism (A) of Ashurbanipal""; ""Victor Avigdor Hurowitz""; ""Of Bears and Men: ""; ""Thoughts on the End of Šulgi�s Reign and on the Ensuing Succession""; ""Piotr Michalowski""; ""A Hidden Anti-David Polemic in 2 Samuel 6:2""; ""Nadav Na�aman""; ""The Prophet and the Augur at Tuš�an, 611 B.C.E.""; ""Martti Nissinen""; ""Assyria and Judean Identity:""
""Reflections on mummu in EnÅ«ma eliÅ¡ I 4 and Rûaá?¥ in Genesis 1:2""""Eckart Frahm""; ""Niá¹£irti bÄ?rûti: une autre approche""; ""Jean-Jacques Glassner""; ""NB Administrative Terminology and Its Influence in Biblical Literature: Hebrew ×?×?×?×?""; ""Ronnie Goldstein""; ""Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Literatures:""; ""A General Introduction""; ""William W. Hallo""; ""Between Elective Autocracy and Democracy: Formalizing Biblical Constitutional Theory""; ""Baruch Halpern""; ""Prosperity and Kingship in Psalms and Inscriptions""; ""Mark W. Hamilton""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bible -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible -- History of Biblical events.
Bible -- History of contempory events
Middle Eastern literature -- History and criticism.
Middle East -- Civilization -- To 622.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Machinist, Peter, honoree
Vanderhooft, David Stephen, editor
Winitzer, Abraham, editor
ISBN 1575068672 (electronic bk.)
9781575068671 (electronic bk.)