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- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 109.99
This work uses rabbinic texts, classical sources, and archaeological evidence to describe what a typical Palestinian city looked like, and how it operated. It provides a background for understanding everyday life in the urban environment of the New Testament. more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2005; US$ 45.00
During the last decade substantive changes have occurred in the way that archaeology is conducted in the 'Holy Land' as indeed throughout the Near East but one thing never seems to change: archaeology in Israel/Palestine always takes on a political dimension. This book tells the story of the creation of Israeli Archaeology in the 1950s and... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00
During the first and second centuries A.D., the supremacy of the Roman Empire was aggressively challenged by three Jewish rebellions. The facts surrounding the initial uprising of A.D. 66-74 have been filtered through the biased accounts of Judeao Roman historian Flavius Josephus. Primary information regarding the subsequent Diaspora Revolt (A.D. 115-117)... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2012; US$ 147.30
Hauptbeschreibung After the destruction of the Temple in 70 CE, the primary form of Jewish worship in Palestine shifted from offering sacrifices in Jerusalem to non-sacrificial forms of worship in local synagogue buildings. While the literary and archaeological evidence from the first few centuries CE makes this shift clear, the evidence is less... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 18.26
Hauptbeschreibung Immer wieder wird in Deutschland kontrovers diskutiert, ob, wann und warum israelkritische Positionen zum Nahostkonflikt nur kaschierter Antisemitismus seien. Peter Ullrich beleuchtet neue Perspektiven: Einerseits haben Lernprozesse der vergangenen Jahrzehnte dazu geführt, dass die linke Nahostdebatte in Deutschland heute komplexer... more...
- BRILL 2004; US$ 247.00
This publication outlines the material preserved in the ancient Jewish cemeteries in the Land of Israel and provides a comprehensive and instructive study of Jewish funerary customs, practices, and rituals relating to death, burial and mourning, as well as addressing the meaning of Jewish funerary art and tradition. more...
- Baylor University Press 2003; US$ 24.95
In Jesus and the Ossuaries, Craig A. Evans helps all readers, expert and layperson alike, understand the importance this recent find might have for the quest for the historical Jesus and any historical reconstruction of early Christianity. Evans does this by providing an overview of the most important archaeological discoveries, before examining nine... more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2005; US$ 47.45
This title brings together a leading team of archaeologists, Egyptologists, Biblical scholars, radiocarbon dating specialists and other researchers who have embraced radiocarbon dating as a significant tool to test hypotheses concerning the historicity of aspects of the Old Testament or Hebrew Bible. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 140.00
By subjecting biblical writings to a political analysis, Sicker constructs a plausible political history of the ancient Israelite states that dealt with virtually every issue faced by governments throughout subsequent history. As he makes clear, the way they dealt with those issues, successfully or otherwise, is highly instructive and relevant to today's... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 27.50
Archaeology in Israel is truly a national obsession, a practice through which national identity—and national rights—have long been asserted. But how and why did archaeology emerge as such a pervasive force there? How can the practices of archaeology help answer those questions? In this stirring book, Nadia Abu El-Haj addresses these questions... more...