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Relocating Greekness: The Narrative of Greek Descent

Aaron P. Johnson

in Ethnicity and Argument in Eusebius' Praeparatio Evangelica

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199296132
eISBN:
9780191712302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296132.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter argues that Eusebius conveys a narrative of Greek descent (in Books 1-6) that begins with the Phoenicians and Egyptians in order to highlight the lateness and dependency of the Greeks ... More


Levantine Epigraphy and Phoenicia: the Kingdoms of Aradus, Byblos, Sidon and Tyre during the Achaemenid Period

André Lemaire

in Levantine Epigraphy and History in the Achaemenid Period (539-322 BCE)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265895
eISBN:
9780191772023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265895.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Our knowledge of Phoenicia during the Achaemenid period has made important progresses during the last thirty-five years thanks to new epigraphic discoveries and researches: the succession of several ... More


The House of Shoshenq

Aidan Dodson

in Afterglow of Empire: Egypt from the Fall of the New Kingdom to the Saite Renaissance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165313
eISBN:
9781617971280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165313.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Twenty-second Dynasty. Examines a possible coregency of Shoshenq I with Pasebkhanut II; Iuput, the last in a succession of Theban pontiffs; funereal innovations during Shoshenq I's reign, from ... More


Merchants and Heroes, 1500 BC–1250 BC

David Abulafia

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195323344
eISBN:
9780197562499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195323344.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

In the years around 1500 BC Crete experienced not just massive economic changes but very significant political changes. The arrival of a Greek dynasty on ... More


From ʾEl ʿElyon to YHWH: Conflating Deities and Monotheistic Apologetics

Robert R. Cargill

in Melchizedek, King of Sodom: How Scribes Invented the Biblical Priest-King

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190946968
eISBN:
9780190946999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190946968.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

This chapter examines the references to the deity (or deities) ʾEl ʿElyon in Gen. 14:19, 20, and 22. Using archaeological evidence in the form of Phoenician, Aramaic, and Hittite inscriptions, this ... More


The Phoenicians

Brian R. Doak

in Ancient Israel's Neighbors

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190690595
eISBN:
9780190690632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690595.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Often reviled in the Bible as overly wealthy traders and false worshipers, the Phoenicians appear in the biblical accounts under the label of their principal cities, Tyre and Sidon. Native ... More


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