The Books of Kings: Sources, Composition, Historiography and Reception

The Books of Kings: Sources, Composition, Historiography and Reception


This collaborative remark on, or dictionary of, Kings, explores cross-cutting elements of Kings starting from the research of its composition, traditionally looked, to its transmission and reception. abundant realization is accorded assets, figures and peoples who play an element within the ebook. The observation offers with Kings’ therapy in translation and function in later historical literature. whereas our reviews don't continue verse by way of verse, the quantity furnishes information, from participants hugely certified to develop modern dialogue, at the book's ancient heritage, its literary intentions and features, and on issues and motifs primary to its knowing, either one of itself and of the area from which it arose. This quantity services as a meta-commentary, delivering home windows into the secondary literature, yet assembling information extra totally than is the case in person commentaries.

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