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  • Yigal Levin
    This should be of interest to many on the list. Apologies for cross-posting (that s what you get for being on too many lists!) Yigal Levin
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      This should be of interest to many on the list. Apologies for cross-posting
      (that's what you get for being on too many lists!)



      Yigal Levin



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      Bar-Ilan University

      The Faculty of Jewish Studies

      The Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology

      and

      Tel Aviv University

      The Jacob M. Alkow Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern
      Cultures

      The Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology



      Cordially invite the public to the 30th annual conference of the Marin
      (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel Studies and Archaeology:



      "And They Went Up and Toured the Land" - in honor of Professor Anson F.
      Rainey on the occasion of his 80th birthday.



      Thursday, May 6, 2010, Mintz Auditorium, Building 403, Bar-Ilan University.



      8:30-9:00: Registration and Refreshments

      9:00-9:20: Greetings:

      Prof. Haim Taitelbaum, Vice Rector

      Prof. Avraham Faust, Chair, Martin (Szusz) Department of Land of Israel
      Studies and Archaeology

      Prof. Shlomo Bunimovitz, Chair, Jacob M. Alkow Department of Archaeology and
      Ancient Near Eastern Cultures



      9:20-11:00: Session 1: Archaeology. Chair, Prof. Ze'ev Herzog

      Yuval Gadot: The Central Coastal Plain in the Late Bronze Age - Geography,
      History and Archaeology

      Shlomo Bunimovitz and Zvi Lederman: The Hanan Clan: Epigraphic Evidence for
      Iron Age Canaanite Continuity in the Northern Judean Shephelah

      Avraham Faust: An Assemblage of Bullae from Tel 'Eton and the Development of
      Administration in the Kingdom of Judah

      Ze'ev Herzog: The Hezekiah/Josiah Cult Reform Debate: An Archaeological
      Perspective



      11:00-11:30: Break



      11:30-13:30: Session 2: Linguistics and Bible. Chair, Prof. Shlomo Izre'el

      Israel Knohl: Merneptah's "Israel" and Biblical "Israel"

      Shawn Zelig Aster: Isaiah 31 and Relations Between Judah and Assyria During
      the Reign of Sargon II

      Gershon Galil: The Book of Joshua: Formation and Historical Reliability

      Daniel Sivan: The Case System in Northwestern Semitic Languages

      Chaim Cohen: Four New Philological Notes Concerning the Languages of the
      El-Amarna Letters according to the Comparative Philological Method of Prof.
      Moshe Held z"l



      13:30-14:45: Lunch Break



      14:45-16:30: Session 3: Historical Geography. Chair, Prof. Joshua Schwartz

      Ze'ev Safrai: Historical Geography, 35 Years after Ben-Arieh

      Aren Maeir: The Identification of Philistine Gath, 25 Years Later

      Oded Lipschits: Further Thoughts on the Ancient Name of Ramat Rahel

      Yigal Levin: The Identification of Khirbet Qeiyafa - A New Proposal



      16:30-16:50: Break



      16:50-19:00: Session 4: History. Chair, Dr Boaz Zissu.

      Dr. Paul Wright, Director, Jerusalem University College: Blessings and
      comments about Anson Rainey (in English)

      Victor Hurowitz: Demonyms and Toponyms : Symbolism and Hermeneutics

      Brian Schultz: A New Proposal for Tamar/Tadmor in 1 Kings 9:18 (in English)

      Aaron Demsky: The Phoenician Connection of the Greek Sphinx

      R. Steven Notley: Was the Galilee No Longer Jewish in the Days of Judah
      Aristobulus?



      Closing Remarks - Prof. Anson F. Rainey



      All papers will be in Hebrew unless English is specified.



      Open admission. For information call 03-5318350 or email
      Israel-Studies.Dept@...
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