Studies in historical geography and biblical historiography [electronic resource]: presented to Zechariah Kallai

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Zekharyah Ḳalai, Gērn Gāll, Moshe Weinfeld
BRILL, 2000 - Religion - 281 pages
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This book is presented to Professor Zecharia Kallai, one of the leading scholars of Historical Geography of the Bible, by his students and friends. It contains a collection of studies in Historical Geography and Biblical Historiography. The book is divided into three parts: Historical Geography, Biblical History and Historiography, and Texts and Textual Studies. The book is concluded with a list of Kallai's publications. Part one contains articles by Shmuel Ahituv, Aaron Demsky, Volkmar Fritz, Gershon Galil, M. Heltzer, Andre Lemaire, Zeev Safrai, B. Oded and Joshua Schwartz. Part two contains articles by Yairah Amit, Graeme Auld, David Elgavish, Moshe Garsiel, E.L. Greenstein, A.F. Rainey, Shmuel Vargon. And part three contains articles by Yitzhak Avishur, Bob Becking, Moshe Elat, Bezalel Porten & Ada Yardeni, Moshe Weinfeld and Ze'ev Weisman.
  

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Contents

Zebulun and the Sea
3
Die Grenzen des Landes Israel
14
The Boundaries of AramDamascus in the 9th8th
35
From India to Ethiopia and from Hellespont to India
42
Between the Hasmonean
63
The Settlements of the Israelite and Judean Exiles
91
John the Baptist the Wilderness and the Samaritan
104
Bochim Bethel and the Hidden Polemic Judg 21 5
121
Davids Warfare Against the Philistines in the Vicinity
150
Recovering the Women Who Served at the Entrance
165
Meshas Attempt to Invade Judah 2 Chron 20
174
The Narrative of the Revelation at Sinai Ex 1924
197
2 Kgs 177 20 in the Context
215
Arguments for the Identification of the Urbi
232
Pelekh in Nehemiah 3
249
Bibliography of the Works of Zecharia Kallai
263

Joshua and 1 Chronicles
132
Objective of Baashas War against Asa
141

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About the author (2000)

Gershon Galil, Ph.D., Hebrew University, Jerusalem, is Senior Lecturer in Ancient Near Eastern History in the Department of Jewish History at the University of Haifa. His publications include "The Chronology of the Kings of Israel and Judah" (Brill, 1996). Moshe Weinfeld, Ph.D., Hebrew University, Jerusalem, is Professor (Emeritus) in Biblical Studies in the Department of Bible at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. His most important books are "Deuteronomy and the Deuteronomic School" (Oxford, 1972) and "Deuteronomy 1-11" (AB, New York, 1991).