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From the foundations to the crenellations : essays on temple building in the Ancient Near East and Hebrew Bible / edited by Mark J. Boda and Jamie Novotny.

Contributor(s): Ellis, Richard S | Boda, Mark J, 1962- | Novotny, Jamie R
Series: Alter Orient und Altes Testament ; 366Publisher: Münster : Ugarit-Verlag, 2010.Description: xxxviii, 627 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9783868350319Other title: Essays on temple building in the Ancient Near East and Hebrew BibleSubject(s): Ellis, Richard S | Temple of Jerusalem (Jerusalem) | Bible. O.T. -- History of Biblical events | Temples -- Middle East -- Design and construction | Temples -- Middle East -- Antiquities | Palestine -- Antiquities
Contents:
The Ancient Near East. Temple building among the Sumerians and Akkadians (third millennium) / Richard E. Averbeck -- Temple building in the Old Babylonian Period / Madeleine Fitzgerald -- Elamite temple-building / D.T. Potts -- Temple building among the Hittites / Gary Beckman -- Temple building in northwest Semitic literature of the Late Bronze and Iron Ages / Wayne T. Pitard -- Temple building in Assyria : evidence from royal inscriptions / Jamie Novotny -- The restoration of temples in the Neo and Late Babylonian Periods : a royal prerogative as the setting for political argument / Hanspeter Schaudig -- Palace to temple-- king to cosmos : achaemenid foundation texts in Iran / Margaret Cool Root -- Temple building in Hellenistic Babylonia / Tom Boiy -- Building rituals from the first millennium BC : the evidence from the ritual texts / Claus Ambos -- Temple building in the Ancient Near East : a synthesis and reflection / Stephanie Dalley --
Hebrew Bible. Temple building and Exodus 25-40 / Pekka Pitkänen -- "Solomon built the temple and completed it" : building the first temple according to the Book of Kings / Victor Avigdor Hurowitz -- Legitimizing the temple : the chronicler's temple building account / Mark J. Boda -- Temple building in Ezra 1-6 / Lisbeth S. Fried -- "The wall is no more" : temple reform in Ezekiel 43:7-9 / Margaret S. Odell -- Temple building in Haggai : variations on a theme / John Kessler -- Temple building and the Book of Zechariah / Antti Laato -- Cosmos, temple, house : building and wisdom in ancient Mesopotamia and Israel / Raymond C. Van Leeuwen -- Temple building in the Hebrew Bible : a synthesis and reflection / Baruch A. Levine -- Temple building in the ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible : a response / Richard S. Ellis -- Selected Aramaic, Akkadian, Hittite, Phoenician, Persian, Sumerian, and Ugaritic sources -- Catalogue of Elamite sources -- Hebrew Bible passages connected to Ancient Near Eastern (re)construction rituals and texts with select bibliography.
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Festschrift in honor of Richard Ellis.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [517]-561) and indexes.

Pt. 1: The Ancient Near East. Temple building among the Sumerians and Akkadians (third millennium) / Richard E. Averbeck -- Temple building in the Old Babylonian Period / Madeleine Fitzgerald -- Elamite temple-building / D.T. Potts -- Temple building among the Hittites / Gary Beckman -- Temple building in northwest Semitic literature of the Late Bronze and Iron Ages / Wayne T. Pitard -- Temple building in Assyria : evidence from royal inscriptions / Jamie Novotny -- The restoration of temples in the Neo and Late Babylonian Periods : a royal prerogative as the setting for political argument / Hanspeter Schaudig -- Palace to temple-- king to cosmos : achaemenid foundation texts in Iran / Margaret Cool Root -- Temple building in Hellenistic Babylonia / Tom Boiy -- Building rituals from the first millennium BC : the evidence from the ritual texts / Claus Ambos -- Temple building in the Ancient Near East : a synthesis and reflection / Stephanie Dalley --

pt. 2: Hebrew Bible. Temple building and Exodus 25-40 / Pekka Pitkänen -- "Solomon built the temple and completed it" : building the first temple according to the Book of Kings / Victor Avigdor Hurowitz -- Legitimizing the temple : the chronicler's temple building account / Mark J. Boda -- Temple building in Ezra 1-6 / Lisbeth S. Fried -- "The wall is no more" : temple reform in Ezekiel 43:7-9 / Margaret S. Odell -- Temple building in Haggai : variations on a theme / John Kessler -- Temple building and the Book of Zechariah / Antti Laato -- Cosmos, temple, house : building and wisdom in ancient Mesopotamia and Israel / Raymond C. Van Leeuwen -- Temple building in the Hebrew Bible : a synthesis and reflection / Baruch A. Levine -- pt. 3: Response. Temple building in the ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible : a response / Richard S. Ellis -- pt. 4: Appendices. Appendix 1: Selected Aramaic, Akkadian, Hittite, Phoenician, Persian, Sumerian, and Ugaritic sources -- Appendix 2: Catalogue of Elamite sources -- Appendix 3: Hebrew Bible passages connected to Ancient Near Eastern (re)construction rituals and texts with select bibliography.