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Front Matter Half Title Page Title Page Copyright Page Western Asia in the Second Millennium B.C.FIRST PUBLISHED 1918Dedication Table Of Contents Contents PREFACEADDENDAPRINCIPAL ABBREVIATIONS EMPLOYED I. TEXTS AND VERSIONS 2. SOURCES 3. AUTHORITIES 4. OTHER ABBREVIATIONS AND SIGNS TRANSLITERATION OF SEMITIC WORDSCONSONANTS VOWELSINTRODUCTION § 1. Title, Scope, and Place in the Canon.§ 2. Structure.§ 3. The Old Narratives.§ 4. The Editors.§ 5. Chronology.§ 6. External information bearing on the period of Judges.§ 7. The Permanent Religious Value of Judges.§ 8. Hebrew Text and Ancient Versions.TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY EXTERNAL EVIDENCE FOR THE USE OF THE TERMS 'CANA'AN' AND ' THE LAND OF THE AMORITE' SEDEK AS A DIVINE NAME THE MEANING OF THE NAME KIRIATH-ARBA'THE CONQUEST OF THE NEGEBTHE ORIGINAL FORM OF J'S ACCOUNT OF THE SETTLEMENT OF THE TRIBES OF ISRAEL IN CANA'ANA DETAILED EXAMINATION OF THE RHYTHM OF THE SONG OF DEBORAH.THE CLIMACTIC PARALLELISM OF THE SONG OF DEBORAH.THE LANGUAGE OF THE SONG OF DEBORAH.YAHWEH OR YAHU ORIGINALLY AN AMORITE DEITYEARLY IDENTIFICATION OF YAHWEH WITH THE MOON-GODTHE USE OF WRITING AMONG THE ISRAELITES AT THE TIME OF THE JUDGES.HUMAN SACRIFICE AMONG THE ISRAELITES.THE WOMEN'S FESTIVAL OF JUDGES, 11. 40.THE MYTHICAL ELEMENT IN THE STORY OF SAMSONTHE ORIGIN OF THE LEVITESDESCRIPTION OF THE PLATESPLATE I.PLATE II.PLATE III.PLATE IV.PLATE V.PLATE VI.NOTE ON THEM MAPS OF PALESTINEMAP II.MAP III. MAP IV.MAP V.Back Matter INDICES I. GENERAL INDEXII. INDEX OF GRAMMATICAL AND PHILOLOGICAL OBSERVATIONSIII. INDEX OF FOREIGN TERMSHEBREW (INCLUDING CANAANITE 'GLOSSES' FROM THE T.A. LETTERS) BABYLONIAN AND ASSYRIAN (INCLUDING SUMERIAN).ARAMAIC (INCLUDING SYRIAC).ARABIC.GREEK.LATIN.IV. INDEX OF PASSAGES FROM OTHER BOOKS DISCUSSEDPALESTINE FIVE MAPS MAP IMAP IIMAP IIIMAP IVMAP VPLATEPLATE IPLATE IIPLATE IIIPLATE IVPLATE VPLATE VIBack Cover
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