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Author Malamat, Abraham.
Title History of Biblical Israel : major problems and minor issues / by Abraham Malamat.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001.

Series Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; v. 7
Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; v. 7.
Subject Bible. Old Testament -- History of contemporary events.
Jews -- History -- To 586 B.C.
Palestine -- History -- To 70 A.D.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 476 pages) : illustrations.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents The Dawn of Israel -- The Proto-History of Israel: A Study in Method -- Mari and Early Israel -- Pre-Monarchical Social Institutions in Israel in the Light of Mari -- Tribal Societies: Biblical Genealogies and African Lineage Systems -- Forming a Nation -- The Exodus: Egyptian Analogies -- Conquest of Canaan: Israelite Conduct of War According to Biblical Tradition -- The Period of the Judges -- Appendix: The Punishment by Gideon of Succoth and Penuel in the Light of Ancient Near Eastern Treaties -- Charismatic Leadership in the Book of Judges -- The Danite Migration and the Pan-Israelite Exodus-Conquest: A Biblical Narrative Pattern -- The Rise of the Davidic Dynasty -- A Political Look at the Kingdom of David and Solomon and its Relations with Egypt -- Aspects of the Foreign Policies of David and Solomon -- Naamah, The Ammonite Princess, King Solomon's Wife -- Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy -- Twilight of Judah and the Destruction of the First Temple -- The Historical Background of the Assassination of Amon, King of Judah -- Josiah's Bid for Armageddon: The Background of the Judaean-Egyptian Encounter in 609 B.C. -- The Twilight of Judah: In the Egyptian-Babylonian Maelstrom -- The Kingdom of Judah between Egypt and Babylon: A Small State within a Great Power Confrontation -- Historical Episodes in the Former Prophets and in the Prophetical Books -- Doctrines of Causality in Hittite and Biblical Historiography: A Parallel -- Military Rationing in Papyrus Anastasi I and the Bible.
Summary This title encompasses the history of Israel from its very beginnings up to the destruction of the First Temple of Jerusalem in 586 BC. Topics covered include: the Exodus and the conquest of Canaan; the rise of the Davidic Dynasty; and the diplomatic, international marriages of Solomon.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1417536608 (electronic bk.)
9781417536603 (electronic bk.)
9004120092 (alk. paper)
9789004120099 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 56480474
Additional Format Print version: Malamat, Abraham. History of Biblical Israel. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2001 9004120092 (DLC) 00069780 (OCoLC)45610149