Life in Biblical Israel

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Westminster John Knox Press, 01 հնվ, 2001 թ. - 440 էջ

This special-edition volume of the Library of Ancient Israel, based on the latest research, presents a vivid description of the world of Ancient Israel, covering such topics as domestic life, the means of existence, cultural expression, and religious practices. With over 175 full-color pictures and illustrations,Life in Biblical Israelopens the door to everyday life in biblical Israel for all readers. This volume is perfect for classrooms, coffee tables, and personal use.

Volumes in the Library of Ancient Israel draw on multiple disciplines--such as archaeology, anthropology, sociology, linguistics, and literary criticism--to illuminate the everyday realities and social subtleties these ancient cultures experienced. This series employs sophisticated methods resulting in original contributions that depict the reality of the people behind the Hebrew Bible and interprets these insights for a wide variety of readers.

 

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I must say there are several very good things about this beautifully presented book, like its many excellent illustrations. A lot of work seems to have gone into it. Structurally it's well laid out ... Read full review

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Clear description of the daily life and culture of Ancient Israel. Many photos, quality paper and binding. Read full review

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The Imperial Impact of Assyria on Israelite Architecture
200
The Kings Table
202
Jerusalem
205
Warfare Armies and Weapons
215
Fortifications
223
Armies
231
NeoAssyrian Warfare
238
NeoBabylonian Warfare
243

KinsmanRedeemer
32
Fathers House
33
Children
34
Women
43
Marriage
48
Old Age
52
Crimes and Punishments in the Family Context
53
Meals for Family and Guests
55
Furniture
57
Food Preparation
58
Daily Meals
61
Illness and Healing
62
Hygiene
63
Threats to Health
65
Health Consultants
70
Medical Procedures
73
Religion and Healing Prayer and Healing
76
The Means of Existence
79
Farming and Animal Husbandry
80
The Agricultural Year
81
Agricultural Tools
86
Cultivation and Processing of Edibles
87
Other Flora
101
Animal Husbandry
106
Water Sources
116
Springs
117
Cisterns
120
Underground Reservoirs
121
Arts and Crafts
123
Pottery
127
Textiles
140
Tanning
156
Metallurgy
158
Travel Transport and Trade
170
Seafaring
172
Travel
180
Trade
183
Patrimonial Kingdom
193
Culture and the Expressive Life
251
Clothing
257
Jewelry and Ornaments
268
Perfumes
272
Cosmetics
273
Grooming
274
Aromatics
276
Music Song and Dance
277
Musical Instruments
282
Dance
290
Literacy and Schools
292
Writing Materials
296
Literacy
302
Schools
307
Religious Institutions
311
Sacred Sites
312
Temples and Shrines
322
Ritual Objects
331
Cult Stands
332
Cult Figurines
340
Votives
344
Religious Practices
345
Marzeah
347
Sacrifices and Offerings
349
Clean and Unclean
354
Death Burial and Afterlife
355
Mourning
364
Belief in the Afterlife
365
Cult of the Dead
368
Necromancy
372
Epilogue
375
Maps
383
Bibliography
387
Index of Biblical Passages and Ancient Sources
405
Index of Modern Authors
413
Index of Subjects
418
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Philip J. King is Professor Emeritus of Biblical Studies at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. He is a former president of the American Schools of Oriental Research, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the Catholic Biblical Association of America.

Lawrence E. Stager is Dorot Professor of the Archaeology of Israel at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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