By Lester L. Grabbe
The ecu Seminar in historic technique is devoted to debating matters surrounding the background of historical Israel and Judah with the purpose of constructing methodological ideas for writing a historical past of the interval. during this specific consultation the subject selected was once the Omride dynasty - its upward thrust and fall - and the next Jehu dynasty, all the way down to the autumn of Samaria to the Assyrians. members speak about such issues because the courting of prophetic texts, the home of Ahab in Chronicles, the Tel Dan inscription, the Mesha inscription, the Jezebel culture, the archaeology of Iron IIB, the connection among the biblical textual content and modern assets, and the character of the Omride kingdom. the amount by the way offers a fairly entire therapy of the most assets, concerns, debates, and secondary literature in this interval of Israel's historical past. An introductory bankruptcy summarizes the person papers and likewise the proper component of Mario Liverani's contemporary heritage of the interval. A concluding 'Reflections at the Debate' summarizes the problems raised within the papers and gives a point of view at the dialogue.
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What is the relationship of Mari to Hazael? 8 (= Grayson 1996/2002: 213)). 8 (= Grayson 1996/2002: 213)). Adad-nirari further describes his march to Damascus, how the king of Damascus is confined to his city, and how he received a very rich tribute. Here, too, the king of Damascus is specifically referred to as Mari. Unfortunately, the text cannot be dated more precisely. This text, in my view, is remarkable since we here have exactly the same geographical horizon as the one we find in Amos 1-2.
The other states mentioned in Amos 1-2 represent further allies. And, yet again, we should remind ourselves that not all of the kings of the coalition needed to be strong, nor to take a very active part. This is important when we consider whether this or that particular state would be relevant in a given historical situation. The particular point that the prophet makes is that the coalition referred to in BARSTAD Can Prophetic Texts Be Dated? 29 Amos 1-2 will not be able to resist the Assyrian armies.
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Ahab Agonistes: The Rise and Fall of the Omri Dynasty (Library of Hebrew Bible - Old Testament Studies) by Lester L. Grabbe