Ancient Ammon

Ancient Ammon

Ancient Ammon

Ancient Ammon

Synopsis

A state-of-the-art presentation on a people/nation of Transjordan known to readers of the Bible as a neighbor, and often an enemy, of first millennium B. C. Israel. Topics covered in the book's ten chapters include a review of archaeological research in Ammon (R. W. Younker); the emergence of the Ammonites (R. W. Younker); Ammonite territory and sites (B. MacDonald); Ammonite monumental" and domestic architecture (M. Najjar and P. M. M. Daviau respectively), as well as burial customs and practices (K. Yassine); the ceramic traditions of Central Transjordan (G. London); Ammonite texts and language (W. E. Aufrecht); the religion of the Ammonites (W. E. Aufrecht); and the Ammonites in the late Iron Age and the Persian period (L. G. Herr). Figures and Tables accompany each chapter. In addition, the publication includes an "Excursus" on the salient features of Iron Age tribal kingdoms (O. LaBianca). Each chapter of Ancient Ammon includes extensive reference material. The publication is fully indexed."
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