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Midian, Moab and Edom: The History and Archaeology of Late Bronze and Iron Age Jordan and North-West Arabia
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Midian, Moab and Edom: The History and Archaeology of Late Bronze and Iron Age Jordan and North-West Arabia

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JSOT Press 1983

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Overview

Midian, Moab and Edom documents recent archaeological discoveries from the Late Bronze and Iron Age. It explores the connection between ancient Near Eastern cultures, and reflects a wide range of approaches—textual, linguistic, archaeological, anthropological, and technological.

Key Features

  • Includes multiple contributors
  • All references to the Old Testament are linked to original language texts and English translations in your library

Contents

  • "Excavations at Buseirah," Crystal-M. Bennett
  • "The Late Bronze and Iron Age Sites of the Wadi el Hasa Survey 1979," Burton MacDonald
  • "Social-Religious Distinctions in Iron Age Burial Practice in Jordan," Khair Yassine
  • "Painted Pottery of Tayma and Problems of Cultural Chronology in Northwest Arabia," Garth Bawden
  • "The Edomite Pottery," M.F. Oakeshott
  • "The Midianite Pottery," Beno Rothenberg
  • "A Laboratory Reconstruction of Late Bronze–Early Iron Age Copper Smelting in the Arabah," John F. Merkel
  • "The meaning of Barzel in the Biblical Expressions “Chariots of Iron” and “Yoke of Iron,” John F.A. Sawyer
  • "The United Campaign against Moab in 2 Kings 2:4–27," John R. Bartlett
  • "Midianites and Ishmaelites," Ernst A. Knauf
  • "The Midianite Arc in Joshua and Judges," Elizabeth J. Payne

Product Details

  • Title: Midian, Moab and Edom: The History and Archaeology of Late Bronze and Iron Age Jordan and North-West Arabia
  • Editors: John F. A. Sawyer, David J. A. Clines
  • Publisher: Sheffield Academic Press
  • Publication Date: 1983
  • Pages: 288

About the Editors

John F. A. Sawyer was Head of Religious Studies, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and is now Senior Research Fellow, University College of St Martin, Lancaster. He is also the author of Reading Leviticus: Responses to Mary Douglas, available from Logos Bible Software in the Pentateuch History and Origins Collection (10 Vols.).

David J. A. Clines is Professor of Biblical Studies and Head of Department at the University of Sheffield. He is also the author of the volumes on Job in the Word Biblical Commentary and The Theme of the Pentateuch in the Pentateuch History and Origins Collection (10 Vols.).

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