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Ki Baruch Hu

Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and Judaic Studies in Honor of Baruch A. Levine

Edited by R. Chazan, William W. Hallo, and L. H. Schiffman

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Ki Baruch Hu

Ancient Near Eastern, Biblical, and Judaic Studies in Honor of Baruch A. Levine

Edited by R. Chazan, William W. Hallo, and L. H. Schiffman

Known to most readers as author of Leviticus in the Jewish Publication Society Torah Commentary series and Numbers 1–20 in the Anchor Bible series, as well as numerous essays in Bible dictionaries and encyclopedias, Baruch Levine holds the place of honor in this collection. The volume has been compiled by the students, colleagues, and friends known to him over his many years of professorship at New York University. Included in the festschrift are 36 essays in English and 5 essays in Hebrew.

 

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Known to most readers as author of Leviticus in the Jewish Publication Society Torah Commentary series and Numbers 1–20 in the Anchor Bible series, as well as numerous essays in Bible dictionaries and encyclopedias, Baruch Levine holds the place of honor in this collection. The volume has been compiled by the students, colleagues, and friends known to him over his many years of professorship at New York University. Included in the festschrift are 36 essays in English and 5 essays in Hebrew.

Baruch A. Levine: A Brief Biography - Lawrence H. Schiffman

Baruch A. Levine: An Appreciation - R. Chazan

Baruch A. Levine: A Personal Reflection - William W. Hallo

Bibliography of the Writings of Baruch A. Levine compiled by Marlene R. Schiffman

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Part I: Ancient Near East

Introducing the Witnesses in Neo-Babylonian Documents - Eva von Dassow

Kemet and Other Egyptian Terms for Their Land - Ogden Goelet

A Ugaritic Cognate for Akkadian hitpu? - William W. Hallo

Un anneau inscrit du Bronze Recent a Megiddo - Emile Puech

Topic and Comment in the Amarna Texts from Canaan - Anson F. Rainey

Non-Word Divider Use of the Small Vertical Wedge in Yarih and Nikkal and in an Akkadian Text Written in Alphabetic Cuneiform - Anne F. Robertson

Livraisons et depenses royales durant la Troisieme Dynastie d’Ur - Marcel Sigrist

Part II: Bible

Preliminary Remarks for the Sociological Study of Israelite ‘Official Religion’ - Jacques Berlinerblau

Kings and Prophets: Cyrus and Servant - Reading Isaiah 40-55 - Robert G. Boling

Kipper and Atonement in the Book of Isaiah - Michael L. Brown

The Goddess Wisdom— ‘Where Can She Be Found?’ Literary Reflexes of Popular Religion - Michael D. Coogan

The Seven-Day Siege of Jericho in Holy War - Daniel E. Fleming

Quantitative Measurement in Biblical Hebrew Poetry - David Noel Freedman and Jeffrey C. Geoghegan

The Terms and in the Context of Inheritance - Moshe Greenberg

Jeremiah of Anathoth: A Prophet for All Israel - Herbert B. Huffmon

Textual ‘Information Gaps’ and ‘Dissonances’ in the Interpretation of the Book of Jonah - George M. Landes

History and Time - Brian Peckham

No Entry: The Limits of the Sacred in Near Eastern Monotheism - F. E. Peters

The Pleiades, the Flood, and the Jewish New Year - Ellen Robbins

Elisha at Dothan (2 Kings 6:8-23): Historico-literary Criticism Sustained by the Midrash - Alexander Rofe

‘I Will Be Your God and You Will Be My People’: The Origin and Background of the Covenant Formula - Seock-Tae Sohn

Pants, Persians, and the Priestly Source - S. David Sperling

Isaiah 34, Chaos, and the Ban - Philip D. Stern

‘The Appointed Time Has Not Yet Arrived’: The Historical Background of Haggai 1:2 - Hayim Tadmor

Some More Delocutives in Hebrew - Jeffrey H. Tigay

Poetry and Prose in the Book of Jeremiah - Robert R. Wilson

The Exodus from Ur of the Chaldeans: A Chapter in Literary Archaeology - Yair Zakovitch

Part III: Judaica

Signs of Ambivalence in Islamic Spain: Arabic Representations of Samuel the Nagid - Ross Brann

The Hebrew First-Crusade Narratives and Their Intertextual Messages - Robert Chazan

Hebrew Nationalism and Biblical Criticism: The Attitude of Perez Smokenskin - David Engel

Ruhamah’s Daughter: From Hysteria to Her-Story in Ruth Almog’s Shorshei Avir - Yael S. Feldman

Jewish Studies and Medieval Jewish Philosophy: The Odd Couple - Alfred L. Ivry

Karaite Perspectives on Yom Teru a - Philip E. Miller

Those Cantankerous Sepphoreans Revisited - Stuart S. Miller

The Sukkot Wine Libation - Jeffrey L. Tubenstein

Sacred Space and Mental Iconography: Imago Templi and Contemplation in Rhineland Jewish Pietism - Elliot R. Wolfson

English Abstracts of Hebrew Essays

Indexes

Index of Authors

Index of Scripture

Index of Ancient and Premodern Sources

Hebrew Essays

The Archaeological Background of the History of Southern Phoenicia and the Costal Plain in the Assyrian Period - Ephraim Stern

Nomads in the Desert in Egyptian Sources - Shmuel Ahituv

On the Explanation of First Mishnah in Tractate Baba Mesi a - David Halivni

The Flow of Cultural Influences from Syria and the Land of Israel to Mesopotamia in the Old Babylonian Period - Abraham Malamat

Tanaaitic Disputes in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls - Lawrence H. Schiffman

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