The History of Ancient Palestine

Synopsis

This magnum opus, which encompasses the history of the people of Palestine from the earliest times to Alexander's conquest, reconstructs the major epochs and events through analysis of social, political, military, and economic phenomena. It draws on all available source material--textual, epigraphic, and archeological. At the time of his retirement in 1988, Ahlstrom (d.1992) held a joint appointment at the U. of Chicago Divinity School and at the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Gary O. Rollefson
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Minneapolis
Publication year:
  • 1993