New PDF release: A Woman's Place is in the House: Royal Women of Judah and

By Elna K. Solvang

ISBN-10: 0826462138

ISBN-13: 9780826462138

ISBN-10: 1841272914

ISBN-13: 9781841272917

Archaeological discoveries have more and more dropped at mild facts of women's involvement within the royal homes of the traditional close to East, but such proof has no longer essentially altered the notion of monarchy as an solely male-gendered theological, political, and social establishment. Solvang's learn assembles the proof looking for an built-in view of royal women's place and tool in serious features of monarchy, tough commonplace assumptions approximately women's position within the royal harem. The old details serves as a backdrop for a literary interpreting of biblical texts describing the royal condominium of Judah. cognizance is given to 3 girls representing various royal positions: Michal (daughter), Bathsheba (queen mother), and Athaliah (queen and monarch).

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For descriptions of the office of Assyrian sakintu see S. N. Postgate, The Tablets from Fort Shalmaneser (CTN, 3; Oxford: The Alden Press, 1984), pp. 9-14. 81. ND 2307 in B. Parker, 'The Nimrud Tablets, 1952—Business Documents', Iraq 16 (1954), pp. 29-53 (37-39). 82. F. Saggs, 'The Nimrud Letters, 1952—Part VII', Iraq 27 (1965), pp. 17-32(29). 83. CADS 17, p. 191. 84. GAL. 85. Dalley and Postgate, Tablets from Fort Shalmaneser, p. 9. 86. Dalley and Postgate report 'There is no evidence that the rab ekalli was involved in administering the queen's house' (Tablets from Fort Shalmaneser, p.

Nefertari also engaged in separate correspondence with King Hattusili III and Queen Puduhepa of Hatti during the development of a treaty of peace and diplomatic relations between the two nations. See E. Edel, 'Zwei Originalbriefe der Konigsmutter Tujain Keilschrift', in H. Altenmiiller andD. ), Studien zur altdgyptischen Kultur (Hamburg: Helmut Buske Verlag, 1974), pp. 105146(128-31). 43. Schulman, 'Diplomatic Marriage', p. 192. 44. Schulman ('Diplomatic Marriage', pp. 192-93) argues that 'diplomatic marriages forged bonds between the two rulers, the father- or brother-in-law and the son-inlaw, but not between their respective states'.

For descriptions of the office of Assyrian sakintu see S. N. Postgate, The Tablets from Fort Shalmaneser (CTN, 3; Oxford: The Alden Press, 1984), pp. 9-14. 81. ND 2307 in B. Parker, 'The Nimrud Tablets, 1952—Business Documents', Iraq 16 (1954), pp. 29-53 (37-39). 82. F. Saggs, 'The Nimrud Letters, 1952—Part VII', Iraq 27 (1965), pp. 17-32(29). 83. CADS 17, p. 191. 84. GAL. 85. Dalley and Postgate, Tablets from Fort Shalmaneser, p. 9. 86. Dalley and Postgate report 'There is no evidence that the rab ekalli was involved in administering the queen's house' (Tablets from Fort Shalmaneser, p.

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