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9780567196446

Women's Lives in Biblical Times

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  • ISBN13:

    9780567196446

  • ISBN10:

    0567196445

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-04-07
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury T & T Clark
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Summary

This volume describes the lifecycle events and daily life activities experienced by girls and women in ancient Israel. It examines recent biblical scholarship as well as other textual evidence from the ancient Near East and Egypt including archaeo

Author Biography

Author Jennie R. Ebeling is Associate Professor of Archaeology at the University of Evansville

Table of Contents

Introduction
Birth and Background
Bet'Av and Bet'Em
Four-Room House and Women's Space
Diet and Economy
Agricultural Cycle
Childhood
Baking and Brewing
Pottery Production
Spinning and Weaving
Education and Literacy
Womanhood
Grape Harvest and Wine Making
Menstruation and Purity
Incense and Perfume
Household Religion
Marriage
Marriage Arrangements
Wedding Customs
Music and Dancing
Clothing
Childbirth
Midwifery
Childbirth
Amulets and Jewelery
Basketry
Motherhood
Breastfeeding and Weaning
Olive Harvest and Olive Oil Production
Hide Working
Pilgrimage to Shiloh
Old Age and Death
Widowhood
Health and Medicine
Funerary Rituals
Mortuary Cult
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