City in Ancient Israel (The Biblical Seminar Ser. )

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This study traces not only the location, size, architecture, building materials and water provision of Israelite cities, but also their economics and the social organization of their inhabitants, their everyday life, administration and culture. Tracing the history of urban life in the southern Levant from c3000 BC to the end of the biblical period, Fritz also covers the beginings of urbanization, the Canaanite city, the early Iron Age settlements, cities in the period of the monarchy, and capital cities and reisdences.

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Volkmar Fritz is Professor of Old Testament Studies and Biblical Archaeology at the University of Giessen and Director of the German Protestant Institute of Archaeology in Jerusalem.

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Volkmat Fritz traces not only the location, layout, size, architecture, building materials and water provision of Israelite cities, but also their economics and the social organization of their inhabitants, their everyday life, administration and culture. Fritz traces the history of urban life in the southern Levant from about 3000 BCE to the end of the biblical period. The City in Ancient Israel is a comprehensive, informative and entertaining account is illustrated throughout with concrete examples taken from the latest archaeological research, illustrated with numerous maps and plans. The City in Ancient Israel is a superlative example, an outstanding model of archaeological writing. -- Midwest Book Review

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