|Bibliography, etc. Note:
|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
|| Part I. The Syrian House of X -- 1. Ancient Syria and the "House of X" pattern -- 2. Adini, Halupe, and Zamani -- 3. Agusi and Bahiani -- part II. The Biblical House of David -- 4. Rebellions against David -- 5. David, King of Israel (2 Samuel 2:1-5:3) -- 6. The assembly at Shechem (1 Kings 12:1-20) -- 7. Conclusion: the House of David in history.
|| Mahri Leonard-Fleckman compares the "house of . . ." terminology in the ninth-century Tel Dan inscription with early first-millennium Assyrian usage and examines the "house of David" in 2 Samuel and 1 Kings. She argues that the "house of David" was a small body politic around David, but distinct from any Judean dynastic context. The equation with Judah with a later southern kingdom resulted from the redactional creation of a Davidic coterie.
|Source of Description Note:
|| Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed September 9, 2016).