Studies in Persian Period History and Historiography

Studies in Persian Period History and Historiography

by Hugh Williamson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783161482618
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
Publication date: 08/28/2004
Series: Forschungen zum Alten Testament Series , #38
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Hugh Williamson, Born 1947; Graduate of Cambridge University; 1975-1992 Lecturer in Hebrew and Aramaic at Cambridge; since 1992 Regius Professor of Hebrew, University of Oxford and Student of Christ Church, Fellow of the British Academy.

Table of Contents

Historical Studies: Early Post-Exilic Judaean History - Judah and the Jews - The Governors of Judah under the Persians - Nehemiah's Walls Revisited - The Historical Value of Josephus' Jewish Antiquities xi. 297-301Chronicles:Introduction to M. Noth, The Chronicler's History - Sources and Redaction in the Chronicler's Genealogy of Judah - 'We are Yours, O David': The Setting and Purpose of 1 Chronicles 12:1-23 - The Origins of the Twenty-Four Priestly Courses: A Study of 1 Chronicles 23-27 - The Accession of Solomon in the Books of Chronicles - The Temple in the Books of Chronikles - Eschatology in ChroniclesEzra - Nehemia:Post-Exilic Historiography - Ezra and Nehemiah in the Light of the Texts from Persepolis - Scripture Citing Scripture: The Historical Books - The Composition of Ezra 1-6 - The Belief System of the Book of Nehemiah - Structure and Historiography in Nehemiah 9 - The Problem with First Esdras

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