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Sennacherib's Campaign Against Judah and Jerusalem in 701 B.C.: A Historical Reconstruction
Matty, Nazek Khalid

Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016 pp. xii + 224. $126.00

Series Information
Beihefte zur Zeitschrift fŁr die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, 487


Description: This study offers a reconstruction of Sennacherib s campaign against Judah and Jerusalem in 701 BC. It contrasts and compares various, partly contradictious readings of this event and challenges established narratives. By giving equal weight to a great variety of different sources, whether literary or archaeological, the author comes to a new and profound understanding of this complex military conflict.

Subjects: Methods, Historical Approaches, History, Ancient Near Eastern History, History of Israel

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Review by Ernst Axel Knauf
Published 8/17/2017
Citation: Ernst Axel Knauf, review of Nazek Khalid Matty, Sennacheribís Campaign against Judah and Jerusalem in 701 B.C.: A Historical Reconstruction, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2017).


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