By Niels Peter Lemche
Lemche's radical reassessment of Israelite background is predicated at the conviction that the previous testomony comprises hardly ever any ancient assets older than the 7th century BCE. The early historical past of Israel needs to for this reason be reconstructed from archaeological effects and non-biblical proof, now not from the outdated testomony. during this new version Lemche offers an intensive new advent and bibliography, contemplating how the sphere has constructed because the paintings first appeared.
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