Bibliography

Bibliography

Reading List for Ancient Israel 

Below is a general and brief bibliography for the study of Ancient Israel and Judah. Subject specific readings are included under each topic throughout the site.

For students

Hindmarsh, H. and K. Harnack (2009), The Near East. Nelson Ancient History for HSC. Part 2: Israel and Judah: Consolidation, Conflict & Captivity.

Roberts, P. (1995), Excel HSC Ancient History Book 1. Chapter 5: “Society in Israel from Solomon to the fall of Samaria”, p.110-113.

For teachers

Ben-Tor, A. (ed.) (1994), The Archaeology of Ancient Israel, translated by R. Greenberg.

Blum, E. (2010), “Solomon and the United Monarchy: Some Textual Evidence”, in Kratz and Spieckermann (eds.), One God – One Cult – One Nation: Archaeological and Biblical Perspectives, pp.59-78.

Faust, A. (2012), The Archaeology of Israelite Society in Iron Age II

Finkelstein, I. 

 - (2013), The Forgotten Kingdom: The Archaeology and History of Northern Israel.

 - (2011), "The 'Large Stone Structure' in Jerusalem: Reality versus Yearning", Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins vol.127, pp.1-10

 - (2010), “A Great United Monarchy? Archaeological and Historical Perspectives”, in Kratz and Spieckermann (eds.), One God – One Cult – One Nation: Archaeological and Biblical Perspectives, pp.1-28.

 - (1999), ‘State Formation in Israel and Judah.’ Near Eastern Archaeology 62: p.35-52.

 - (1996), ‘The Archaeology of the United Monarchy: An Alternative View.’ Levant 28: p.177-87.

Finkelstein, I. and A. Mazar (2007), The Quest for the Historical Israel: Debating Archaeology and the History of Early Israel.

Finkelstein, I. and N.A. Silberman (2002), The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology's New Vision Ancient Israel and Origin of its Sacred Texts.

Herzog, C. and M. Gichon (1997), Battles of the Bible.

Kratz, R.G. and H. Spieckermann (eds.) (2010), One God – One Cult – One Nation: Archaeological and Biblical Perspectives.

Köckert, M. (2010), "YHWH in the Northern and Southern Kingdom'', in Kratz and Spieckermann (eds.), One God – One Cult – One Nation: Archaeological and Biblical Perspectives, pp.357-394.

Lewin, A. (2005), The Archaeology of Ancient Judea and Palestine : An Archaeological and Historic Guide.

Mazar, A. (2010), “Archaeology and the Biblical Narrative: The Case of the United Monarchy”, in Kratz and Spieckermann (eds.), One God – One Cult – One Nation: Archaeological and Biblical Perspectives, pp. 29-58.

Miller, J.M. and J.H. Hayes (2006), History of Ancient Israel and Judah. 2nd edition.

Moore, M.B. and B.E. Kelle (2011), Biblical History and Israel’s Past: The Changing Study of the Bible and History.

Na’aman, N. (1991), ‘The Kingdom of Judah under Josiah.’ Tel Aviv 18: 1-69.

Niditch, S. (ed.) (2016), The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Ancient Israel.

Spalinger, S. (1977). ‘Egypt and Babylonia: A Survey (c. 620 bc-550 bc)’, Studien zur altägyptischen Kultur 5: 221-244.

Stern, E. (2010), From Many Gods to the One God: The Archaeological Evidence', in Kratz and Spieckermann (eds.), One God – One Cult – One Nation: Archaeological and Biblical Perspectives, pp.395-404.

Yadin, Y. (1970), Megiddo of the Kings of Israel.

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