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Bibil Identifier bibil:221061
Publication Type Journal article
Title (English, Long) Jerusalem 720-705 BCE
Title (English, ) No Flood of Israelite Refugees
Author Guillaume, Philippe
Journal Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament (Volume: 22, Issue: 2)
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Language English
Pages 195-211 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract Israel Finkelstein and Nadav Na'aman have recently opposed each other over the sudden growth of Jerusalem between the conquest of Samaria by Sargon and Sennacherib's campaign in 701 BCE. Was the growth so sudden that only the arrival of Israelite refugees explains it? Does a flood of refugees explain the integration of Israelite traditions into Judean texts? This article challenges the validity of the notion of refugees in the ancient world, evaluate the probability of the integration of Israelite culture during the reign of Hezekiah and question the notion that propaganda was the primary cause of the formation of Biblical texts.
DOI 10.1080/09018320802661184
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Archaeology of Canaan-Israel : Sites : Sites (H - L) : Jerusalem / Yerushalayyim / El-Quds
Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : History of Canaan-Israel : Periods : Divided Monarchy (933-587) : 8th century
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