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By Patrick M. Arnold

This paintings is a cross-disciplinary research of Israel's first 'capital urban' from topographical, archaeological, historic, and literary views. hard William F. Albright's declare that the traditional urban is to be pointed out with inform el-Ful, the booklet develops the case for a place as an alternative at sleek Jeba, nine km north-east of Jerusalem, a site-change that bears very important outcomes for a number of scholarly theories with regards to Gibeah. between those are the inquest into the historicity and literary composition of the tale of the 'Outrage of Gibeah' (Judg. 19-21) and the origins and nature of Saul's kingship (1 Sam. 9-15). either one of those texts are handled completely as instruction for a concluding research into the that means of the prophet Hosea's references to Israel's sins 'in the times of Gibeah'.

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