Writings from Ancient Israel: A Handbook of Historical and Religious Documents (Paperback)
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Short Description for Writings from Ancient Israel "On the walls of buildings . . . on leather and papyrus, Israelites living under the monarchy (1000-587 B.C.E.) penned or scratched texts ranging from food and crop inventories . . . to memorials. . . . Smelik . . . (has compiled these) remnants of early writing . . . in light of their historical, social, and biblical contexts".--Douglas A. Knight, Vanderbilt University.
- Published: 19 January 1992
- Format: Paperback 265 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780664253080 ISBN 10: 0664253083
Full description for Writings from Ancient Israel
In this book, Klaas Smelik presents a selection of writings from ancient Israel that ranges from tax records to battle accounts. Smelik interprets these writings in light of their historical, social, and biblical contexts.