A detailed summary of the most significant sites during the Society in Israel from Solomon to the Fall of Samaria (c.970-722 BCE), including maps, helpful readings and external sources.
A treasure trove of information and collated resources to aid the investigation of key features of society in Israel from Solomon to the fall of Samaria. Each content block below has been created to address the specific questions outlined within the syllabus.
Information on each discussion point within the Historical period: First Temple Period syllabus guidelines for both Focus of Study: Israel and Judea in the Ancient Levant and Focus of Study: Foreign Relations with Assyria and Babylon.
The 'Israel' stele of Merenptah.
This inscriptions bears the earliest known writing of the word 'Israel'.
Egyptian New Kingdom, Dynasty 19 - c.1209 BCE
Egyptian Museum, Cairo. JE31408.
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Consideration of the nature of the sources for ANE
Syllabus documents - Stage 6 Ancient History syllabus with Ancient Near East focus.
Scope and Sequence - including relevant content and skills as outlined by the syllabus
Integrated programming for Ancient Near East - suggested scope and sequence for integrated programming
Glossary of terms - from NESA syllabus documents