Essays on Ancient Israel in Its Near Eastern Context: A Tribute to Nadav Naʼaman

Eisenbrauns, 01.01.2006 - 466 Seiten

With this volume, Professor Na'aman's students and colleagues honor "one of the greatest historians of our time in the study of the biblical period" (from the Preface). Nadav Na'aman is Professor of Jewish History in the Biblical Period at Tel Aviv University (and has held the Kaplan Chair for the History of Egypt and Israel in Ancient Times since 2005). Over the past three decades, he has established a reputation for innovative and careful research in hundreds of memorable articles and monographs, many appearing in a recent three-volume set of his collected essays published by Eisenbrauns (Ancient Israel and Its Neighbors [2005]; Canaan in the Second Millennium B.C.E. [2005]; Ancient Israel's History and Historiography [2006]).

Reflecting the breadth and interconnectedness of Professor Na'aman's research areas, this volume contains contributions on archaeology, ancient Near East (other than ancient Israel), Israel's ancient history and historiography, and biblical studies. Contributors include: Yairah Amit, Moshe Anbar, Hans M. Barstad, Bob Becking, Amnon Ben-Tor, Ehud Ben Zvi, J. Blenkinsopp, Yoram Cohen and Itamar Singer, Philip R. Davies, Diana Edelman, I. Eph'al and H. Tadmor, Israel Finkelstein, Lester L. Grabbe, Sara Japhet, Gary N. Knoppers, Oded Lipschits, Amihai Mazar, Tryggve N. D. Mettinger, Tallay Ornan, Ronny Reich and Benjamin Sass, Miriam Tadmor, David Ussishkin, John Van Seters, H. G. M. Williamson, and Ran Zadok.

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Looking at History through Literary Glasses Too
To Put Ones Neck under the Yoke
Mari Prophetic Texts and the Hebrew Bible
Iconic or Aniconic?
Do the Execration Texts Reflect an Accurate Picture of the Contemporary Settlement Map of Palestine?
Observations on Josiahs Account in Chronicles and Implications for Reconstructing the Worldview of the Chronicler
A Critical Reading of Isaiah 3918
A Late Synchronism between Ugarit and Emar
On the Significance of Antitemple Rhetoric in the Deuteronomistic History
Jehoashs and Josiahs Decisions to Repair the Temple
The Glass Half Full
Cultic Image or Aniconism in the First Temple?
Remarks on the Bronze Plaque from Tel Dan
Three Hebrew Seals from the Iron Age Tombs at Mamillah Jerusalem
Realism and Convention in the Depiction of Ancient Drummers
Ekron Lachish and Jerusalem

The Origin of Biblical Israel
The Iconography of Wisdom
Prism Nineveh A and the Letter to the God
King Saul and the Expansion of the First North Israelite Territorial Entity
The Lying Pen of the Scribes? Jeremiah and History
Kings versus Chronicles
The DeuteronomistHistorian or Redactor? From Simon to the Present
The Geography of the Borsippa Region
Index of Authors
Index of Scripture

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Seite 42 - Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end, upon the throne of David, and over his kingdom, to establish it, and to uphold it with justice and with righteousness from this time forth and for evermore.
Seite 46 - Then the king of Israel gathered the prophets together, about four hundred men, and said unto them, Shall I go against Ramoth-gilead to battle, or shall I forbear? And they said, Go up; for the Lord shall deliver it into the hand of the king.
Seite 42 - I will be his father, and he shall be my son. If he commit iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the children of men : but my mercy shall not depart away from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before thee. And thine house and thy kingdom shall be established for ever before thee : thy throne shall be established for ever.
Seite 146 - And I will bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Judah an inheritor of my mountains: and mine elect shall inherit it, and my servants shall dwell there.
Seite 46 - How many times shall I adjure thee that thou say nothing but the truth to me in the name of the LORD ? 16 Then he said. I did see all Israel scattered upon the mountains, as sheep that have no shepherd: and the LORD said, These have no master; let them return therefore every man to his house in peace.
Seite 215 - Be strong and courageous, be not afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude that is with him: for there be more with us than with him : with him is an arm of flesh ; but with us is the Lord our God to help us, and to fight our battles.
Seite 38 - There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the Lord: but I hate him; for he doth not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.
Seite 42 - And your house and your kingdom shall be made sure for ever before me; your throne shall be established for ever.
Seite 26 - Now the rest of the acts of Jotham, and all that he did, are they not written in the book of the Chronicles of the kings of Judah? In those days the Lord began to send against Judah Rezin the king of Syria, and Pekah the son of Remaliah.
Seite 11 - Ammonites any more. nin the spring of the year, the time when kings go' forth to battle, David sent Jo'ab, and his servants with him, and all Israel; and they ravaged the Ammonites, and besieged Rabbah.

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