The Israelites in history and tradition

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SPCK, 1998 - History - 246 pages
A preeminent international Old Testament historian makes an important contribution to the understanding of the complex people and culture behind the biblical literature.

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Contents

Sifting the Sources
22
Israel in Contemporary Historical Documents
35
Archaeology and Israelite Ethnic Identity
65
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Niels Peter Lemche is professor of Old Testament studies in the department of biblical studies at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He has written extensively on the historical and methodological issues involving Israel s early history, and he is the founder and editor of the "Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament.

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