By Daniel Pioske
The historical past of David's Jerusalem continues to be probably the most contentious issues of the traditional international. This learn engages with the fierce debates in regards to the nature of the positioning through reading fresh archaeological facts from the positioning and by means of exploring the connection of those fabric is still to claims made approximately David's royal middle within the Hebrew Bible. After a attention of varied theoretical questions that encompass the research of an historic prior represented in written texts from antiquity, Pioske's paintings explores how David's Jerusalem was once remembered inside writings composed within the past due Iron Age (the Books of Samuel-Kings) and overdue Persian/early Hellenistic (the e-book of Chronicles). With those literary pictures in brain, this quantity then transitions right into a specified reconstruction of the panorama and lifeways of early tenth century BCE Jerusalem, or the positioning attached to David within the biblical narrative. via this juxtaposition of the stories of Jerusalem preserved within the biblical writings and a reconstruction of the location derived from modern old learn, Pioske calls awareness to the tough dating among a remembered earlier and a historic one, and invitations the reader to think about David's Jerusalem as a place that inhabits the geographical regions of either historical past and reminiscence.
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179 four. 2 position of Early 10th-Century BCE Jerusalem. 184 four. three Cultic Stand Fragment and Bronze Fist from Shiloh zone G. From Othmar Keel, Die Geschichte Jerusalems und die Entstehung des Monotheismus, I, p. 149, 126. Used with permission. 186 four. four Early Excavations at Carchemish by way of the British Museum. 187 four. five Finkelstein et al. concept for unique Jerusalem payment. 191 four. 6 Reconstruction of historic Assur via its excavator Walter Andrae, Das wiedererstandene Assur, S. 23. 195 four. 7 Plan of Royal Compound at old Tanis. 196 four. eight move part of Kenyon’s Trench I on jap Slope of urban of David. From Margreet Steiner, “Evidence from Kenyon’s Excavations in Jerusalem,” Fig. sixteen. five. Used with permission. 198 four. nine Scratch Plow from Tomb of Sennedjem. ©Metropolitan Museum of artwork. Accession quantity: 30. four. 2 www. metmuseum. org. 199 four. 10 Olive bushes Grown on Terraces alongside Kidron Valley in glossy Jerusalem. Copyright Deror Avi. Used with permission. 200 four. eleven copy of Gezer Calendar within the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Copyright Yoav Dothan. Used with permission. 201 four. 12 Egyptian Scene of Threshing Grain from Tomb of Menna (ca. 1370 BCE). 202 four. thirteen city Plan of Tel Beit Mirsim exhibiting slim Alleyways among houses. From Yigal Shiloh, “The 4 Room apartment: Its state of affairs and serve as within the Israelite City,” p. 187. 203 Figures xiii four. 14 Reconstructed format of Iron Age Pillared domestic. 205 four. 15 Raised, Open-Air Sanctuary from Iron Age Tel Dan. 207 five. 1 The Acrocorinth (Background) with Temple of Apollo in Foreground. 217 five. 2 Amarna Letter from Labayu of Shechem to Pharaoh Amenhotep IV. AN408138001. © Trustees of the British Museum. Used with permission. 219 five. three Egyptian Artifacts Recovered from overdue Bronze Age Jerusalem. From Othmar Keel, Die Geschichte Jerusalems und die Entstehung des Monotheismus, I, p. 128. Used with permission. 221 five. four instructed Sphere of Abdi-Heba’s Authority. 222 five. five Stepped Stone constitution, urban of David. 224 five. 6 elements of Excavated components in urban of David. From Amihai Mazar, “Archaeology and the Biblical Narrative,” p. 36, Fig. 1. desktop paintings through Y. Sherav. Used with permission. 227 five. 7 Reconstruction of Early 10th-Century BCE Jerusalem. writer. 228 five. eight backyard Scene of the Reign of Ashurbanipal (ca. 645 BCE). BM 124920. © Trustees of the British Museum. Used with permission. 238 five. nine steered Sphere of Jerusalem’s Jurisdiction in Early tenth Century BCE. 251 five. 10 Jan van Scorel, “Landscape with Bathsheba,” (ca. 1540–1545). Courtesy of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 253 five. eleven Aert de Gelder, “King David,” (1680–1685). Courtesy of the Rijksmuseum, Amersterdam, Netherlands. 254 This web page deliberately left clean Abbreviations AB Anchor Bible AHR the yank ancient assessment AJSRev organization for Jewish reports evaluation ANET Ancient close to jap Texts in relation to the outdated testomony. Edited via J. B. Pritchard. third ed. Princeton, 1969. ARAB D. D. Luckenbill, old files of Assyria and Babylonia. Chicago: 1926/27.