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Life in biblical Israel

Author: Philip J King; Lawrence E Stager
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2001.
Series: Library of ancient Israel.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Based on the latest research and presents a vivid description of ancient Isreal"--P. [2] of cover.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
King, Philip J.
Life in biblical Israel.
Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606932137
Online version:
King, Philip J.
Life in biblical Israel.
Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)609890975
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip J King; Lawrence E Stager
ISBN: 0664221483 9780664221485
OCLC Number: 46872209
Description: xxii, 440 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Importance of the Everyday Life --
The Problem with Texts --
The Structure of Israelite Society --
The Work of Archaeologists --
The Rhythms of Life --
Micah and the Levite --
A Day in Micah's Household --
The Israelite House and Household --
Domestic Architecture --
Building Materials --
Pillared House --
Family and Kinship --
Kinsman-Redeemer --
Father's House --
Children --
Women --
Marriage --
Old Age --
Crimes and Punishments in the Family Context --
Meals for Family and Guests --
Hospitality --
Furniture --
Food Preparation --
Daily Meals --
Illness and Healing --
Hygiene --
Threats to Health --
Health Consultants --
Medical Procedures --
Religion and Healing --
The Means of Existence --
Farming and Animal Husbandry --
Physical Geography and Climate --
The Agricultural Year --
Agricultural Tools --
Cultivation and Processing of Edibles --
Other Flora --
Animal Husbandry --
Water Sources --
Springs --
Wells --
Cisterns --
Underground Reservoirs --
Arts and Crafts --
Pottery --
Textiles --
Tanning --
Metallurgy --
Travel, Transport, and Trade --
Overland Routes --
Seafaring --
Travel --
Transport --
Trade --
Patrimonial Kingdom --
The Royal City --
The Acropolis --
The Imperial Impact of Assyria on Israelite Architecture --
The King's Table --
Urban Water Systems --
Underground Water Systems --
Jerusalem --
Warfare, Armies, and Weapons --
Weapons of War --
Fortifications --
Armies --
Neo-Assyrian Warfare --
Neo-Babylonian Warfare --
Culture and the Expressive Life.
Series Title: Library of ancient Israel.
Responsibility: Philip J. King, Lawrence E. Stager.

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This volume in the "Library of Ancient Israel" presents a description of the world of Ancient Israel, covering such topics as domestic life, the means of existance, cultural expression and religious  Read more...

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