Of course, this volume is dedicated primarily to producing editions of texts, with helpful brief introduction, discussion, and useful appendices, all meant to aid the study of the tablets. It is the great achievement of this volume that it enables other scholars to integrate this new and exciting evidence into fuller accounts of the early Second Temple period.I noted the book a couple of months ago here. And I have more posts on the Babylonian-Judean cuneiform tablets here and links.
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Review of Pearce and Wunsch, Documents of Judean Exiles
ANCIENT JEW REVIEW: Pearce and Wunsch, Documents of Judean Exiles and West Semites in Babylonia (by Simcha Gross in Book Notes). Excerpt: