David and Solomon: In Search of the Bible's Sacred Kings and the Roots of the Western Tradition

David and Solomon: In Search of the Bible's Sacred Kings and the Roots of the Western Tradition

Israel Finkelstein, Neil Asher Silberman


there was an explosion of modern discoveries in biblical archaeology. those unearths have shed robust gentle on figures and tales from the Bible -- and fully replaced what we all know approximately a few of its most renowned characters. The reputations of the 1st nice kings, David and Solomon, advanced over enormous quantities of years. In David and Solomon, major archaeologists Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman specialise in the 2 nice leaders as a window into the full biblical period. David and Solomon covers 1000 years of historic civilization, keeping apart truth from legend and proving that the roots of the western culture lie very deep.

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