Ancient Conquest Accounts: A Study in Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical History Writing (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies)

Ancient Conquest Accounts: A Study in Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical History Writing (The Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies)


Works on outdated testomony historiography, the 'Conquest', and the origins of historical Israel have burgeoned in contemporary days. yet whereas others were issuing new reconstructions this novel paintings provides a detailed studying of the biblical textual content. the focal point is at the literary strategies that old writers hired in narrating tales of conquest, and the purpose is to pinpoint their communicative intentions of their personal contexts. This analyzing is more advantageous via engagement with the real self-discipline of the philosophy of heritage. historic Conquest debts, replete with huge quotations from Assyrian, Hittite and Egyptian conquest debts, is a discovered and methodologically delicate research of quite a lot of historic close to jap texts in addition to of Joshua 9-12.

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