Historisches Textbuch zum Alten Testament

  title={Historisches Textbuch zum Alten Testament},
  author={Manfred Weippert and Joachim Friedrich Quack and Bernd Ulrich Schipper and Stefan Jakob Wimmer},
English summary: It is a commonplace that the history of ancient Israel (that is, Israel and Judah) cannot be written and understood on the basis of the Old Testament alone. It is therefore necessary to make sources accessible that provide a kind of external perspective by which the statements of the Old Testament can be assigned to the world to which they relate or seem to relate. Due to scholarly research into the ancient Near East and its languages during the past two and a half centuries… 
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139 Journal of Near Eastern Studies, volume 81, number 1, April 2022. © 2022 The University of Chicago. All rights reserved. Published by The University of Chicago Press.
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