Of courtiers and kings : the biblical Daniel narratives and ancient story-collections /

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Author / Creator:Holm, Tawny, 1966-
Imprint:Winona Lake, Indiana : Eisenbrauns, 2013.
Description:1 online resource (594 pages).
Series:Explorations in ancient Near Eastern civilizations ; 1
Explorations in ancient Near Eastern civilizations ; 1.
Subject:Bible. -- Daniel -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. -- Daniel.
Short stories.
Short stories, Egyptian.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Prophets.
Short stories, Egyptian.
Short stories
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Short stories.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Short stories.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12481540
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed November 6, 2013).
Summary:Holm's book is an innovative approach to the biblical Book of Daniel. It places Daniel against the background of story-collections, an ancient genre that began in Egypt in the mid-second millennium B.C.E. This work focuses on Daniel 6-4 and provides detailed comparisons with specific bodies of story-collections and other related material from the Ancient Near East. In this regard, special attention is given to Egyptian court tales, a large corpus mostly neglected by previous biblical scholars. Thus, this book brings new evidence and fresh insights to the field of Daniel studies, which in recent years has generated constant interest, especially as it pertains to textual issues and literary matters. --
Other form:Print version: Holm, Tawny, 1966- Of courtiers and kings 9781575062600