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Author Cantrell, Deborah O'Daniel.
Title The horsemen of Israel : horses and chariotry in monarchic Israel (ninth-eighth centuries B.C.E.) / Deborah O'Daniel Cantrell.
Imprint Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2011.

Series History, archaeology, and culture of the Levant ; 1
History, archaeology, and culture of the Levant ; 1.
Subject Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Chariots -- Israel -- History.
Horses -- Israel -- History.
Iron age -- Israel.
Military art and science -- History -- To 500.
Military history, Ancient.
Warfare, Prehistoric -- Israel.
Israel -- Antiquities.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 150 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents ""Front Cover""; ""Front Matter""; ""Series Page""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Contents""; ""Preface and Acknowledgments""; ""Abbreviations""; ""Introduction""; ""Background""; ""Modern Horsemanship""; ""Ancient Scholarship""; ""Current Scholarship""; ""Historical Setting""; ""Biblical Text""; ""Chronology Matters""; ""Horse-Related Architecture""; ""Contents""; ""The Nature of the War-Horse""; ""The Sights of Battle""; ""The Noise of Battle""; ""The Smells of Battle""; ""The Sex of the War-Horse""; ""The Horse in Battle""; ""The Limitations of the Horse in Battle""
""Killing a Horse in Battle""""Horses in Iron Age Israel and Judah""; ""Kurkh Monolith""; ""Tel Dan Stele""; ""Hebrew Bible Texts""; ""Captured Horses""; ""Horse Trading""; ""Horse Prices""; ""Horse Breeding""; ""Size and Breed of Horses""; ""Economic and Practical Considerations""; ""Religious Concerns""; ""Chariotry in Iron Age Israel""; ""Origin of Monarchic Chariotry""; ""Suitability for Chariotry""; ""Topography""; ""Short Distances""; ""Chariot Cost, Manufacture, and Repair""; ""Chariots in Battle""; ""Architectural Advances for the Israelite Chariotry""; ""Six-Chambered Gates""
""Chambered Gate Dimensions""""Stables of Israel: The Case of Megiddo""; ""Stabled Horses""; ""Feeding Troughs""; ""Feeding Regimens""; ""Water Systems""; ""Tethering Holes""; ""Stall Floors""; ""Removal of Horses from Stalls""; ""Presence of “Only� One Exit from the Stable""; ""Stabling of Stallions""; ""Lack of Horse Paraphernalia at Megiddo""; ""Lack of Horse Bones at Megiddo""; ""Lack of Horse Teeth at Megiddo""; ""Ventilation""; ""Training Considerations""; ""Jezreel Military Headquarters and Cavalry Depot""; ""Summary""; ""Warfare in Iron Age Israel""; ""Aramean Invasions""
""Assyrian Invasions""""Egyptian Invasions""; ""Invasion of Moab (2 Kings 3)""; ""From Chariotry to Mounted Combat""; ""Conclusion""; ""Index of Authors""; ""Back Cover""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781575066479 (electronic bk.)
1575066475 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 759160114
Additional Format Print version: Cantrell, Deborah O'Daniel. Horsemen of Israel. Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2011 (DLC) 2011018405