Ahab agonistes : the rise and fall of the Omri dynasty /

The European Seminar in Historical Methodology is committed to debating issues surrounding the history of ancient Israel and Judah with the aim of developing methodological principles for writing a history of the period. In this particular session the topic chosen was the Omride dynasty, its rise an...

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Corporate Author: European Seminar on Methodology in Israel's History Rome, Italy)
Other Authors: Grabbe, Lester L.
Format: Conference Proceeding eBook
Published: London ; New York : T & T Clark, ©2007.
Series:Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament studies ; 421.
European seminar in historical methodology ; 6.
T & T Clark library of biblical studies.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Lester L. Grabbe
  • Can prophetic texts be dated? Amos 1-2 as an example / Hans M. Barstad
  • The House of Omri/Ahab in Chronicles / Ehud Ben Zvi
  • The Kingdom of Israel from Omri to the fall of Samaria: if we had only the Bible ... / Lester L. Grabbe
  • Was Omride Israel a sovereign state? / Ernst Axel Knauf
  • The Tel Dan inscription (KAI 310) and the political relations between Aram-Damascus and Israel in the first half of the first millennium BCE / Ingo Kottsieper
  • The Mesha stele and the Omry dynasty / André Lemaire
  • Royal inscription versus prophetic story: Mesha's rebellion according to Biblical and Moabite historiography / Nadav Naʼaman
  • Royal Samaria
  • capital or residence? or: The foundation of the city of Samaria by Sargon II / Hermann Michael Niemann
  • What is in a text?
  • Searching for Jezebel / Dagmar Pruin
  • A Testimony of the good king: reading the Mesha stele / Thomas L. Thompson
  • Samaria, Jezreel and Megiddo: royal centres of Omri and Ahab / David Ussishkin
  • The Architecture of Israelite temples / David A. Warburton
  • Conclusions
  • Reflections on the discussion / Lester L. Grabbe.