Ancient Conquest Accounts

Ancient Conquest Accounts

A Study in Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical History Writing

eBook - 1990
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Works on Old Testament historiography, the 'Conquest', and the origins of ancient Israel have burgeoned in recent days. But while others have been issuing new reconstructions this novel work presents a close reading of the biblical text. The focus is on the literary techniques that ancient writers employed in narrating stories of conquest, and the aim is to pinpoint their communicative intentions in their own contexts. This reading is enhanced by engagement with the important discipline of the philosophy of history. Ancient Conquest accounts, replete with extensive quotations from Assyrian, Hi.
Publisher: Sheffield : JSOT Press, 1990
ISBN: 9780567488367
0567488365
1850752524
9781850752523
Characteristics: 1 online resource (392 pages)

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