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9780567398307

Women's Lives in Biblical Times

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  • ISBN13:

    9780567398307

  • ISBN10:

    0567398307

  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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 includingarchaeo

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Birth and BackgroundBet ‘Av and Bet ‘EmFour-Room House and Women's SpaceDiet and EconomyAgricultural Cycle

Chapter 2: ChildhoodBaking and BrewingPottery ProductionSpinning and WeavingEducation and Literacy

Chapter 3: WomanhoodGrape Harvest and Wine MakingMenstruation and PurityIncense and PerfumeHousehold Religion

Chapter 4: MarriageMarriage ArrangementsWedding CustomsMusic and DancingClothing

Chapter 5: ChildbirthMidwiferyChildbirthAmulets and JewelryBasketry

Chapter 6: Motherhood Breastfeeding and WeaningOlive Harvest and Olive Oil ProductionHide WorkingPilgrimage to Shiloh

Chapter 7: Old Age and Death WidowhoodHealth and MedicineFunerary RitualsMortuary Cult
 
Conclusion

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