David and Solomon: In Search of the Bible's Sacred Kings and by Neil Asher Silberman, Israel Finkelstein

By Neil Asher Silberman, Israel Finkelstein

Publish yr note: First released January thirty first 2006
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The fascinating box of biblical archaeology has revolutionized our figuring out of the Bible -- and nobody has performed extra to popularise this enormous shop of data than Israel Finkelstein and Neil Silberman, who published what we now find out about while and why the Bible used to be first written in The Bible Unearthed. Now, with David and Solomon, they do not anything below support us to appreciate the sacred kings and founding fathers of western civilization.

David and his son Solomon are well-known within the Bible for his or her warrior prowess, mythical loves, knowledge, poetry, conquests, and impressive development programmes. but due to archaeology's fantastic reveals, we now comprehend that the majority of those tales are myths. Finkelstein and Silberman convey us that the ancient David used to be a bandit chief in a tiny back-water referred to as Jerusalem, and the way -- via wars, conquests and epic tragedies just like the exile of the Jews within the centuries prior to Christ and the later Roman conquest -- David and his successor have been reshaped into strong kings or even messiahs, symbols of wish to Jews and Christians alike in occasions of strife and depression and types for the nice kings of Europe. A landmark paintings of study and lucid scholarship by means of really good luminaries, David and Solomon recasts the very genesis of western historical past in an entire new mild.

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