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The Tel Dan Inscription: A Reappraisal and a New Introduction
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Number of Pages: 352
Vendor: T&T Clark
Publication Date: 2009
|Dimensions: 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.74 (inches)|
Series: Library of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament Studies
The first book-length treatment of the most important, and controversial, inscription found in Israel in recent years. The inscription contains a possible mention of the name 'David' and is thought by many scholars to verify the existence of this king. Contains a full account of the discovery, epigraphic analysis, palaeographical analysis, possible arrangement of the three fragments discovered, textual analysis and historical commentary. It is more thorough in each of these treatments than any preceding discussion, and reviews all of the major theories about the inscription, with a well-considered conclusion.
This is a volume 360 in the Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement series and volume 12 in the Copenhagen International Seminar subseries.