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Life in biblical Israel / Philip J. King, Lawrence E. Stager.

King, Philip J. (Author). Stager, Lawrence E. (Added Author).
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WJU Rocklin 221.95 K54l 2001 (Text) 3WJU000053831 Stacks Available -

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  • ISBN: 0664221483 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780664221485 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xxii, 440 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, c2001.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 395-412) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: The Importance of the Everyday Life -- The Problem with Texts -- The Structure of Israelite Society -- The Work of Archaeologists -- The Rhythms of Life -- Micah and the Levite -- A Day in Micah's Household -- The Israelite House and Household -- Domestic Architecture -- Building Materials -- Pillared House -- Family and Kinship -- Kinsman-Redeemer -- Father's House -- Children -- Women -- Marriage -- Old Age -- Crimes and Punishments in the Family Context -- Meals for Family and Guests -- Hospitality -- Furniture -- Food Preparation -- Daily Meals -- Illness and Healing -- Hygiene -- Threats to Health -- Health Consultants -- Medical Procedures -- Religion and Healing -- The Means of Existence -- Farming and Animal Husbandry -- Physical Geography and Climate -- The Agricultural Year -- Agricultural Tools -- Cultivation and Processing of Edibles -- Other Flora -- Animal Husbandry -- Water Sources -- Springs -- Wells -- Cisterns -- Underground Reservoirs -- Arts and Crafts -- Pottery -- Textiles -- Tanning -- Metallurgy -- Travel, Transport, and Trade -- Overland Routes -- Seafaring -- Travel -- Transport -- Trade -- Patrimonial Kingdom -- The Royal City -- The Acropolis -- The Imperial Impact of Assyria on Israelite Architecture -- The King's Table -- Urban Water Systems -- Underground Water Systems -- Jerusalem -- Warfare, Armies, and Weapons -- Weapons of War -- Fortifications -- Armies -- Neo-Assyrian Warfare -- Neo-Babylonian Warfare -- Culture and the Expressive Life.
Summary, etc.: "Based on the latest research and presents a vivid description of ancient Isreal"-p. [2] of cover.
Subject: Jews > Social life and customs > To 70 A.D.
Palestine > Social life and customs > To 70 A.D.
Bible > Antiquities.

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