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Esther's Revenge at Susa: From Sennacherib to Ahasuerus - Stephanie Dalley
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[SR: 615440], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780199216635], OUP Oxford, OUP Oxford, Book, [PU: OUP Oxford], 2007-11-29, OUP Oxford, Why are the names of the chief characters in the biblical Book of Esther those of Mesopotamian deities? Stephanie Dalley argues that the narrative reflects real happenings in seventh-century Assyria, where the widespread belief that revenge belongs to the gods explains why Assyrian kings described punitive campaigns as divine acts, leading to the mythologizing of certain historical events. Ashurbanipal's sack of Susa, led by the deities Ishtar and Marduk, underlies the Hebrew story of Esther, and that story contains traces of the cultic calendar of Ishtar-of-Nineveh. Dalley traces the way in which the long-term settlement of 'lost tribes' in Assyria, revealed by the fruits of excavation in Iraq and Syria, inspired a blend of pagan and Jewish traditions., 12447555031, Assyria, Babylonia & Sumer, 271237, Ancient History & Civilisation, 65, History, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 271287, Middle East, 271289, Bahrain, 271194, Egypt, 271298, Iran, 271299, Iraq, 13157711031, Israel & Palestine, 271301, Jordan, 271291, Kuwait, 271302, Lebanon, 271292, Oman, 271293, Qatar, 271294, Saudi Arabia, 271304, Syria, 271305, Turkey, 271295, United Arab Emirates, 271296, Yemen, 65, History, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 271248, Asia, 271258, Afghanistan, 271280, Bangladesh, 271281, Bhutan, 271307, Brunei, 271308, Burma (Myanmar), 271309, Cambodia, 271257, Central Asia, 271267, China, 271266, East Asia, 271269, Hong Kong, 271283, India, 271311, Indonesia, 271274, Japan, 271275, Korea, 271312, Laos, 271313, Malaysia, 12447563031, Mauritius, 271276, Mongolia, 271284, Nepal, 271285, Pakistan, 271314, Philippines, 271315, Singapore, 271279, South Asia, 271306, South East Asia, 271286, Sri Lanka, 271277, Taiwan, 271316, Thailand, 271272, Tibet, 271317, Vietnam, 65, History, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 275080, Literary Studies, 275068, History & Criticism, 275389, Poetry, Drama & Criticism, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 3309661, Reference, 277147, Bible, 58, Religion & Spirituality, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 772028, History, 277266, Christianity, 58, Religion & Spirituality, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 277440, Hebrew Bible (Old Testament), 277438, Sacred Writings, 277424, Judaism, 58, Religion & Spirituality, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 772032, History, 277424, Judaism, 58, Religion & Spirituality, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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[SR: 615440], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780199216635], OUP Oxford, OUP Oxford, Book, [PU: OUP Oxford], 2007-11-29, OUP Oxford, Why are the names of the chief characters in the biblical Book of Esther those of Mesopotamian deities? Stephanie Dalley argues that the narrative reflects real happenings in seventh-century Assyria, where the widespread belief that revenge belongs to the gods explains why Assyrian kings described punitive campaigns as divine acts, leading to the mythologizing of certain historical events. Ashurbanipal's sack of Susa, led by the deities Ishtar and Marduk, underlies the Hebrew story of Esther, and that story contains traces of the cultic calendar of Ishtar-of-Nineveh. Dalley traces the way in which the long-term settlement of 'lost tribes' in Assyria, revealed by the fruits of excavation in Iraq and Syria, inspired a blend of pagan and Jewish traditions., 12447555031, Assyria, Babylonia & Sumer, 271237, Ancient History & Civilisation, 65, History, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 271287, Middle East, 271289, Bahrain, 271194, Egypt, 271298, Iran, 271299, Iraq, 13157711031, Israel & Palestine, 271301, Jordan, 271291, Kuwait, 271302, Lebanon, 271292, Oman, 271293, Qatar, 271294, Saudi Arabia, 271304, Syria, 271305, Turkey, 271295, United Arab Emirates, 271296, Yemen, 65, History, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 271248, Asia, 271258, Afghanistan, 271280, Bangladesh, 271281, Bhutan, 271307, Brunei, 271308, Burma (Myanmar), 271309, Cambodia, 271257, Central Asia, 271267, China, 271266, East Asia, 271269, Hong Kong, 271283, India, 271311, Indonesia, 271274, Japan, 271275, Korea, 271312, Laos, 271313, Malaysia, 12447563031, Mauritius, 271276, Mongolia, 271284, Nepal, 271285, Pakistan, 271314, Philippines, 271315, Singapore, 271279, South Asia, 271306, South East Asia, 271286, Sri Lanka, 271277, Taiwan, 271316, Thailand, 271272, Tibet, 271317, Vietnam, 65, History, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 275080, Literary Studies, 275068, History & Criticism, 275389, Poetry, Drama & Criticism, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 3309661, Reference, 277147, Bible, 58, Religion & Spirituality, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 772028, History, 277266, Christianity, 58, Religion & Spirituality, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 277440, Hebrew Bible (Old Testament), 277438, Sacred Writings, 277424, Judaism, 58, Religion & Spirituality, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 772032, History, 277424, Judaism, 58, Religion & Spirituality, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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The names of the chief characters in the biblical Book of Esther are those of Mesopotamian deities. Stephanie Dalley argues that the narrative reflects real events in seventh-century Assyria which were `explained' soon after they occurred in a mythologizing cuneiform text and linked to religious festivals comparable to the Jewish rites of Purim. - ;Why are the names of the chief characters in the biblical Book of Esther those of Mesopotamian deities? Stephanie Dalley argues that the narrative reflects real happenings in seventh-century Assyria, where the widespread belief that revenge belongs to the gods explains why Assyrian kings described punitive campaigns as divine acts, leading to the mythologizing of certain historical events. Ashurbanipal's sack of Susa, led by the deities Ishtar and Marduk, underlies the Hebrew story. of Esther, and that story contains traces of the cultic calendar of Ishtar-of-Nineveh. Dalley traces the way in which the long-term settlement of `lost tribes' in Assyria, revealed by the fruits of excavation in Iraq and Syria, inspired a blend of pagan and Jewish traditions. - ;This is a delightful book...one is likely to find much of interest in this study - L.L Grabbe, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, History History eBook, Oxford University Press, UK

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Esther's Revenge at Susa: From Sennacherib to Ahasuerus

Why are the names of the chief characters in the biblical Book of Esther those of Mesopotamian deities? Stephanie Dalley argues that the narrative reflects real happenings in seventh-century Assyria, where the widespread belief that revenge belongs to the gods explains why Assyrian kings described punitive campaigns as divine acts, leading to the mythologizing of certain historical events. Ashurbanipal's sack of Susa, led by the deities Ishtar and Marduk, underlies the Hebrew story of Esther, and that story contains traces of the cultic calendar of Ishtar-of-Nineveh. Dalley traces the way in which the long-term settlement of lost tribes' in Assyria, revealed by the fruits of excavation in Iraq and Syria, inspired a blend of pagan and Jewish traditions.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780199216635
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0199216630
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2008
Publisher: OXFORD UNIV PR
262 Pages
Weight: 0,508 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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