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Author Lemche, Niels Peter.

Title The A to Z of ancient Israel / Niels Peter Lemche
Published Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 303 pages)
Series The A to Z guide series ; no. 139
A to Z guides ; 139
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Editor's Foreword; Reader's Notes; Preface: How to Read the Old Testament Historically-How to Read this Dictionary; Chronology; Abbreviations; The Dictionary; Bibliography; About the Author
Summary For these very reasons, because Ancient Israel means so much to us and because we actually know so little for sure, The A to Z of Ancient Israel is particularly important. It examines the usual sources in the Old Testament and surveys the findings of more recent archaeological research to help us determine just what happened and when, a far from simple task. It includes entries on most of the persons, places, and events which are generally considered, and shows more broadly what the Kingdoms of Israel and Judah were like and what role they played in the ancient world, but it also define
Notes Originally published in 2004 as Historical dictionary of ancient Israel
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-301)
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Subject Jews -- History -- Dictionaries.
Judaism -- History -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
History.
Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Lemche, Niels Peter. Historical dictionary of ancient Israel
ISBN 1461671728 (electronic bk.)
9781461671725 (electronic bk.)