By p>Jonathan M. Golden
Ancient Canaan and Israel takes readers past the scriptural portrayals of the zone and into the typical lives of Canaanites and Israelites. It attracts on lately stumbled on archaeological facts and clean interpretations of biblical and extrabiblical texts to teach how archaeologists and different researchers reconstruct the numerous points of those civilizations—political, geographic, social, monetary, spiritual, technological, and aesthetic.
For skilled students or enthusiastic beginners, it truly is an enlightening portrayal of the folk and the land of Canaan and Israel, which lines many famous religious and cultural traditions again to their old roots. it's also an target advent to a couple of much-debated issues, similar to the destiny of the Canaanite cultures, the origins of the Israelites, and the historic accuracy of the Bible.
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The northern coastal region was also home to Canaanites, though there appears to have been some turnover during the Middle Bronze and Iron Ages in terms of ethnic groups. During the Middle and Late Bronze Ages, Amoritic-speaking peoples occupied the region. But by the Iron Age, the northern coastal region represented the southern extent of Phoenicia, with Phoenician settlement centered further north in what is today Lebanon. The Northern Valleys The northern extension of the Jordan Valley, the Dan Valley, was inhabited during the Neolithic period and Early Bronze Age, though there does not appear to have been significant Chalcolithic occupation.
Their charge was to survey virtually every aspect of present-day Egypt and to propose a plan for restoration. Napoleon also had plans for Palestine, and though these were cut short with his defeat at Acre in 1799, his work in Egypt indirectly made a great impact on the rediscovery of Syro-Palestine. Perhaps the most important singular discovery made by Napoleon’s Scientific and Artistic Commission was the Rosetta Stone, which would ultimately prove to be the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics.
In discussing the history of archaeological research in the region, Amihai Mazar (1990) outlined three distinct periods. The first was the era prior to World War I, best characterized as romantic in terms of its relationship with the past. The second phase, which falls between the two world wars, generally conceived of archaeology as a method for documenting, and later testing, the historical veracity of the Bible. The third phase, the time after the founding of the modern state of Israel, has Historical and Chronological Setting 33 taken many new turns and expanded our understanding of the past by employing ethnographic and experimental data as well as developed social theory.
Ancient Canaan and Israel: New Perspectives by p>Jonathan M. Golden