Judah in the Biblical Period: Economy, Governance and Administration

·         Credit: 4

·         Lecturer: Prof. Oded Lipschits

·         Semester: yearly

·         Wednesdays

In the seminar we will learn the meaning and role of the governmental, administrative and official institutions in the Biblical period. By examining the Biblical text, the archaeological finds and by comparing it to other governmental and administrative systems in the Ancient world, we will expose other dimensions of biblical Israel, and will learn more on the ways state and province were functioning.