Homage to Shmuel: Studies in the World of the Bible.HOMAGE TO SHMUEL: STUDIES IN THE WORLD OF THE BIBLE [Hebrew]. Edited by Zipora Talshir, Shamir Yona, and Daniel Sivan. Pp. 436. Beer-Sheba: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 2001. Cloth, NIS 134.55.
Shmuel Ahituv is professor of Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheba. He is a versatile scholar of the Bible and ancient Israelite history who has written particularly on the relations between ancient Palestine and Egypt and has also made important contributions to Bible study in Israel in a variety of editorial capacities. This volume honors his work by a rich array of essays.
Amnon Altman, "Concerning the Judgment of the Refugee who Seeks Sustenance in the International Law in the Ancient Near East," pp. 3-20; Yaira Amit, "Gradation as a Rhetorical Device in Biblical Literature," pp. 21-48; Israel Gutmann, "Menasseh--the Worst of All the Kings of Judah?" pp. 49-66; Gershon Galil, "The Aramaic Royal Inscription from Tel Dan," pp. 67-74; David Gilead, "The Double Ending of the Book of Joshua Noun 1. Book of Joshua - a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses
Josue, Joshua : Editorial Considerations," pp. 75-80; Meir Gruber, "'In the Image of God': What is It?" pp. 81-87; Eliezer (Ed) Greenstein, "The Lament Over City and Sanctuary in Early Israelite Literature," pp. 88-97; Aaron Demsky, "The Conflict Between Samuel and Saul and the Question of the Judicial Authority of the King," pp. 98-111; Yair Hofmann, "The Pericope pe·ric·o·pe
n. pl. pe·ric·o·pes or pe·ric·o·pae
An extract or selection from a book, especially a reading from a Scripture that forms part of a church service. of the Fasts in the Book of Zechariah 7:1-6, 18-19 and the Shaping of the National Memory," pp. 112-145; Avigdor Victor Hurowitz, "Thirty (?) in Counsel and Knowledge," pp. 146-160; Michael Helzer, "Two Early West Semitic Seals," pp. 161-162; Menahem Haran, "The Prophet Isaiah's Going 'Naked and Barefoot for Three Years' Isaiah 20," pp. 163-166; Joel Weinberg, "The Phenomenon of 'Authorship' in the Literature of the Ancient Near East and the Bible," pp. 167-177; Moshe Weinfeld, "The Meaning of the Political 'Covenant of Friendship' in Israel and the Ancient Near East," pp. 178-183; Yair Zakovitch, "'By the Rivers of Babylon': Psalm 137--Memory in the Shadow of Trauma," pp. 184-204; Luba Harlap, "The Concept of the Gender of Nouns in Biblical Hebrew in the Middle Ages," pp. 205-215; Zipporah and David Talshir, "The Apocryphal Literature: Retroversion retroversion /ret·ro·ver·sion/ (-ver´zhun) the tipping backward of an entire organ or part.
1. A turning or tilting backward, as of the uterus.
2. or Translation?" pp. 216-233; Shamir Yonah, "Who's Afraid of Repetitions? Concerning One of the Patterns of Repetition in Biblical Rhetoric," pp. 234-244; Haim Cohen cohen
(Hebrew: “priest”) Jewish priest descended from Zadok (a descendant of Aaron), priest at the First Temple of Jerusalem. The biblical priesthood was hereditary and male. and Jacob Klein, [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII ASCII or American Standard Code for Information Interchange, a set of codes used to represent letters, numbers, a few symbols, and control characters. Originally designed for teletype operations, it has found wide application in computers. ] and fan in the Bible and their Parallels--Ugaritic hrmtt and Akkadian niggalu," pp. 245-268; Mordecai Cogan, "'Because there Was Found in Him Something Pleasing to the Lord God of Israel' I Kgs 14:13: The Evolution of Interpretations," pp. 269-272; Rimon Kasher, "The 'Private' Prophecies in the Book of Ezekiel Noun 1. Book of Ezekiel - an Old Testament book containing Ezekiel's prophecies of the downfall of Jerusalem and Judah and their subsequent restoration
Ezechiel, Ezekiel : Their Scope, Function and Relation to the 'Public' Prophecies," pp. 273-282; Abraham Malamat, "'Distant Land' as A Specific Category in International Relations in the Bible and the Ancient Near East," pp. 283-286; Daniel Sivan, "The Status of Ugaritic Among the Northwest Semitic Languages The Northwest Semitic languages form a medium-level division of the Semitic language family. The languages of this group are spoken by approximately eight million people today. in the Wake of Recent Research," pp. 287-297; Bustanai Oded, "Fundamental Lines in the Policies of Exile of the Assyrian and Babylonian Empires in Relation to the Investigation of the Exiles of Israel and Judah in Mesopotamia," pp. 298-318; Tova Forti, "The Image of the Moth: A Window on a Wisdom Psalm Psalm 39," pp. 319-331; Bezalel Porten, "The Jews of Elephantine Who are Named after Ancestors," pp. 332-361; Elisha Qimron, "The Letter waw as an Indicator of a Transitional Sound," pp. 362-375; Zechariah Kallai, "Punishment and Sin in Historiography," pp. 376-381; Alexander Rofe, "The 'Woman of Valor, [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and the Editing of the Book of Proverbs," pp. 382-390; Anson Rainey, "The El-Amarna Documents: a Cultural Phenomenon in the Late Bronze Period," pp. 391-408; Nili Shupak, "The God Who Comes from Teman and the Egyptian Sun God: A New Study of Habakkuk 3:3-7," pp. 409-432; Haim Tadmor, "Chronological Remarks on the Conquest of Samaria," pp. 433-436.