Every Living Thing: Daily Use of Animals in Ancient Israel

Every Living Thing: Daily Use of Animals in Ancient Israel

by Oded Borowski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761989196

ISBN-13: 9780761989196

Pub. Date: 04/19/1999

Publisher: AltaMira Press

Using information from the Bible, ancient Near Eastern documents, anthropology, and archaeology, Oded Borowski synthesizes what we know about the use of animals in Bible times for food, clothing, transportation, and even cultic practices. This comprehensive catalog of animals and their uses is a convenient desk resource for any reader - whether Biblical scholar,…  See more details below

Overview

Using information from the Bible, ancient Near Eastern documents, anthropology, and archaeology, Oded Borowski synthesizes what we know about the use of animals in Bible times for food, clothing, transportation, and even cultic practices. This comprehensive catalog of animals and their uses is a convenient desk resource for any reader - whether Biblical scholar, archaeology student, or layperson.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761989196
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
04/19/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
5.78(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations9
About the Author11
Preface and Acknowledgments13
Introduction17
Ch. 1The Story of Animals23
Ch. 2Ruminants39
Ch. 3Draft and Pack Animals87
Ch. 4Other Domestic Animals133
Ch. 5The Birds and the Bees149
Ch. 6Water Fauna167
Ch. 7Wild Animals185
Ch. 8Animals in the Cult of Ancient Israel211
Ch. 9The Place of Animals in the Daily Economy231
References Cited237
Indices259
Credits295

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