A Brief History of Ancient Israel (Paperback)
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Short Description for A Brief History of Ancient Israel Drawing on contemporary archaelogical findings, this work presents a concise history of ancient Israel from its pre-historical beginnings to the post-exilic period. He provides a cogent and condensed discussion of events illustrated by charts and insets that make the book approachable.
- Published: 23 July 2009
- Format: Paperback 300 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780664224363 ISBN 10: 0664224369
- Sales rank: 547,178
Full description for A Brief History of Ancient Israel
Grounded in the latest archeological developments, Victor Matthews's A Brief History of Ancient Israel presents a concise history of Israel covering the ancestral period, conquest and settlement, the monarchy, and both the exilic and postexilic periods. Using supplemental figures and insets, the author concentrates on providing a cogent and condensed discussion of events. He examines historical geography, archaeological data, and, where relevant, comparative cultural materials from other ancient Near Eastern civilizations. With an accessible yet high-quality introduction, A Brief History of Ancient Israel will be of immense value to both students of the Old Testament and the scholars who teach them.