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By Gershon Galil

The historical past of the traditional close to East within the 12th-10th centuries BCE remains to be an unsolved riddle. now and then the veil is lifted and tiny elements of this complex puzzle glow in a brand new mild. yet many questions are as but unanswered, and so much information are nonetheless imprecise. however, the wide outlines of this age are really good agreed through so much students: the 3 superpowers Egypt, Hatti and Assyria steadily misplaced their carry and their impact within the region: first the Hittites, simply after 1200 BCE, and some dozens of years later, Egypt and Assyria. Historians normally concur that when the reign of Tukulti-Ninurta I (1243-1208 BCE), Assyria plunged right into a lengthy decline, progressively wasting its western territories to the Aramaean invaders. (...) The experiences awarded during this booklet contact on various points of human actions (political, social, fiscal, and cultural), and consult with various components of the traditional close to East: from Melid and Hanigalbat within the north to Egypt and Kush within the south and from Assyria and Babylonia within the East to the dominion of Taita and (southern) Philistia within the west. They do although middle in general at the Bible and the historical past of historical Israel and its western and jap acquaintances, compared with different old close to japanese cultures. The papers current an intensive vista of views-from biblical and archaeological views and certainly so much of them have been written from an inter disciplinary viewpoint.

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Then David inquired of the Lord yet again. And the Lord answered him, and said, Arise, go down to Keilah; for I will deliver the Philistines into thine hand” (1 Sam 23:2–4). Without hesitation David obeys the oracle, rises against the enemy (D’), defeats and routs them (E’): “So David and his men went to Keilah and fought with the Philistines; and brought away their cattle, and smote them with a great slaughter. So David saved the inhabitants of Keilah” (1 Sam 23:5). ”), in other Assyrian sources the flood motif is encountered frequently.

44 E. OTTO, Das Deuteronomium. Politische Theologie und Rechtsreform in Juda und Assyrien (BZAW 284; Berlin – New York, 1999), pp. 45–50, pointed out that the case discussed in Deut 13:16 is not simply that of a rebellious city, as referred to in the Sefire Inscription III:12–13 (KAI II, 269); cf. C. Koch, Vertrag, Treueid und Bund. Studien zur Rezeption des altorientalischen Vertragsrechts im Deuteronomium und zur Ausbildung der Bundestheologie im Alten Testament (BZAW 383; Berlin – New York, 2008), pp.

64 63 Otto, op. cit. (note 7), pp. 150 wrote about Isa 2:2–4: “Der Gedanke der Einrichtung einer internationalen Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit, die von den Völkern allein aufgrund der Überzeugungskraft der Idee freiwillig akzeptiert werde, ermöglicht es nun tatsächlich, Konflikterfahrungen in der Völkerwelt mit der Pazifizierung der internationalen Politik zu vermitteln. Damit können nun über Ps 46 hinaus auch die Völker selbst zu Subjekten des Demilitarisierungsprozesses werden. Ist es in Ps 46 Gott, der die Waffen vernichtet, angesichts dessen den Völkern nur die Einsicht in die Wirkungslosigkeit ihres kriegerischen Tuns bleiben soll, sind in Jes 2, 4b die Völker selbst Subjekte des Geschehens, die auf militärische Gewaltanwendung verzichten, das Kriegshandwerk nicht mehr erlernen und die Waffen für die friedliche Nutzung in der Landwirtschaft umrüsten”.

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