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Bethsaida: A City by the North Shore of the Sea of Galilee, Vol. 1

Edited by Rami Arav and Richard Freund

Bethsaida: A City by the North Shore of the Sea of Galilee, Vol. 1
Hardback, 359 pages £29.00
Published: 1995
ISBN: 9780943549309
Format: 228mm x 152mm
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Paperback, 337 pages £16.00
Published: 1995
ISBN: 9780943549866
Format: 228mm x 152mm
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Subjects: Ancient Near East, Archaeology, Truman State University Press


This first volume of a four-volume set reports the initial findings of the internationally recognized Bethsaida Excavation Project. The project is uncovering one of the most important New Testament sites, lost to the world since the first century. This volume examines the finds of the first years of the excavation, including pottery, coins, and much more, as well as Bethsaida’s place in historical literature.








Figures, Plates, and Tables

Abbreviations

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgements


Part 1 Archaeologyand Geology of Bethsaida

1. Bethsaida Excavations: Preliminary Report, 1987–1993, Rami Arav

2. Geologic and Geographic Background to the Bethsaida Excavations, John F. Shroder Jr. and Moshe Inbar

3. Hellenistic and Roman Fineware from Bethsaida, Sandra Fortner

4. Hellenistic and Roman Ceramic Cooking Ware from Bethsaida, Toni Tessaro

5. An Israelite Bulla in Phoenician Style from Bethsaida (et-Tell), Baruch Brandl

6. The Coins of Philip, Fred Strickert

Part 2 Literature of Bethsaida

7. Bethsaida, Tzer, and the Fortified Cities of Naphtali, Rami Arav

8. Bethsaida-Julias in Roman and Jewish Military Strategies, 66–73 CE, John T. Greene

9. The Mighty Works of Bethsaida: Witness of the New Testament and Related Traditions, Mark Appold

10. Bethsaida in the Gospels: The Feeding Story in Luke 9 and the Q Saying in Luke 10, Heinz-Wolfgang Kuhn

11. The Healing of a Blind Man at Bethsaida, John J. Rousseau

12. The Search for Bethsaida in Rabbinic Literature, Richard A. Freund

Contributors

Bibliography

Index of Scripture

Index of Rabinnical Writings

Index of Ancient Writings

Index




The volume is...well worth the attention of both archaeologists and New Testament scholars. (Religious Studies Review)

The editors are to be congratulated for producing such a useful and timely volume. They have mixed scientific reports with literary studies to provide a range of information that can be useful to most scholars. (Biblical Archaeologist)



Rami Arav is director of excavations and research for the Bethsaida Excavations Project, and professor of religion and foreign languages at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.





Richard A. Freund is project director of the Bethsaida Excavations Project, and director of the Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford.



Bethsaida: A City by the North Shore of the Sea of Galilee, Vol. 1
Bethsaida: A City by the North Shore of the Sea of Galilee, Vol. 1 - Paperback cover

Bethsaida: A City by the North Shore of the Sea of Galilee, Vol. 1
Bethsaida: A City by the North Shore of the Sea of Galilee, Vol. 1 - Hardback cover



Publication Details:


Binding:
 Hardback , 359 pages
ISBN:
 9780943549309
Format:
 228mm x 152mm

Binding:
 Paperback , 337 pages
ISBN:
 9780943549866
Format:
 228mm x 152mm

BIC Code:
 HDDC
BISAC Code:
  HIS002000, SOC003000
Imprint:
 Truman State University Press


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