On the Skirts of Canaan in the Iron Age by Edward Lipinski

By Edward Lipinski

The historical past of Canaan within the Iron Age is mostly written from the viewpoint of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah. The scope of this booklet is to inverse this relation and to target ''the skirts of Canaan'', whereas in regards to the ''United Monarchy'' and the ''Divided Monarchy'' as exterior and infrequently marginal gamers of the local historical past. After having tested the transition from the overdue Bronze Age to the Iron Age within the mid-12th century B.C., the ebook bargains hence with the Philistines and the function of Egypt in Canaan in the course of Iron Age II, specially within the face of the Assyrian growth. It treats extra of the Phoenicians and the Aramaeans. There keep on with 5 chapters on Bashan, Gilead, Ammon, Moab, and Edom with the Negeb. numerous indices facilitate the session of the paintings on specific themes.

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