New PDF release: The Philistines and Aegean Migration at the End of the Late

By Assaf Yasur-Landau

ISBN-10: 0521191629

ISBN-13: 9780521191623

ISBN-10: 1107660033

ISBN-13: 9781107660038

during this learn, Assaf Yasur-Landau examines the early historical past of the biblical Philistines who have been one of the 'Sea Peoples' who migrated from the Aegean region to the Levant in the course of the early 12th century BC. developing an archaeological narrative of the migration of the Philistines, he combines an cutting edge theoretical framework at the archaeology of migration with new information from excavations in Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, and Israel and thereby reconstructs the social heritage of the Aegean migration to the southern Levant. the writer follows the tale of the migrants from the stipulations that triggered the Philistines to go away their Aegean houses, to their move eastward alongside the ocean and land routes, to their formation of a migrant society in Philistia and their interplay with neighborhood populations within the Levant. in accordance with the main up to date proof, this ebook bargains a brand new and clean knowing of the arriving of the Philistines within the Levant.

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