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Sennacherib's Campaign to Judah - New Studies (Hardcover): William R. Gallagher

Sennacherib's Campaign to Judah - New Studies (Hardcover)

William R. Gallagher

Series: Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East, 18

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In 701 B.C. the Assyrian king Sennacherib launched his campaign against, a.o., Judah. This event has been recorded in the Hebrew Bible (Isaiah, the Biblical war narratives) and, as a consequence, has decisively influenced Jewish and Christian thought. The war, though, has remained obscure for modern historians. The author of this latest volume in Brill's monograph series "Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East" brings together both Biblical and Assyrian sources on the campaign. Part of these abundant Assyrian materials are new, and consequently enable the author to give new insights on the event itself. A second major result of this study lies in the new, carefully supported interpretations of some "Isaiah oracles," and of both the "Assyrian and Biblical narratives" of Sennacherib's campaign. The meticulous attention given to textual criticism, translation problems, historiographical questions and its cautiously applied literary criticism make it a model of the contextual method in Ancient Near Eastern and Biblical Studies.

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Imprint: Brill
Country of origin: Netherlands
Series: Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East, 18
Release date: October 1999
First published: October 1999
Authors: William R. Gallagher
Dimensions: 230 x 167 x 27mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth
Pages: 326
ISBN-13: 978-90-04-11537-8
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > Archaeology
Books > Humanities > History > World history
Books > Humanities > History > Asian / Middle Eastern history
Books > Humanities > Archaeology > Archaeology by period / region
Books > Humanities > History > World history > BCE to 500 CE
Books > Humanities > History > Asian / Middle Eastern history > General
Books > Humanities > Archaeology > Archaeology by period / region > Middle & Near Eastern archaeology
Books > Humanities > Archaeology > Archaeology by period / region > Middle & Near Eastern archaeology > Biblical archaeology
Books > History > Asian / Middle Eastern history
Books > History > Asian / Middle Eastern history > General
Books > History > World history
Books > History > World history > BCE to 500 CE
LSN: 90-04-11537-4
Barcode: 9789004115378

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