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Bread, Wine, Walls and Scrolls

by Broshi, Magen

Sheffield Academic Press 2001

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This volume of essays by Magen Broshi, formerly Curator of the Shrine of the Book at the Israel Archaeological Museum in Jerusalem and a veteran archaeologist, covers various aspects of both the material and spiritual life of ancient Palestine in the biblical and post-biblical periods. Among the topics addressed in this entertaining and illuminating book are wine and food consumption, studies of population, the ancient city of Jerusalem, the Dead Sea Scrolls and the use and abuse of archaeology in historical and biblical research. This volume is designed for scholars and for any non-specialists with a keen interest in ancient life in the Holy Land.

Product Details

  • Title: Bread, Wine, Walls and Scrolls
  • Author: Magen Broshi
  • Publisher: Continuum International Publishing
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Pages: 320

About Magen Broshi

Before his retirement, Magen Broshi was Curator, Shrine of the Book, Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

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