-Literary Introduction (Philadelphia, 1985), pp. 285-86. 34 For example, the Pokot in EastAfrica only permit kidnapping unmarried women during the summer solstice ceremonial cycle. See F. Conant, “Frustration, Marriage Alternatives and Subsistence Risks among the Pokot of EastAfrica: Impressions of Co
Composition of the Pentateuch ( Jerusalem , 1994 ) (Hebrew).
Sandhaus , D. and Kreimerman , I. , “ The Late 4th/3rd Century BCE Transition in the Judean Hinterland in Light of the Pottery of Khirbet Qeiyafa ”, TA 42 ( 2015 ), pp. 251 - 271 .
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the syconium to secure the necessary fertilization 2). However, modern research has shown that whilst in EastAfrica pollination for the ficus sycomorus is carried out by the fig-wasp ceratosolen arabims 3), this wasp does not occur in Egypt or Israel 4), and the fruit there is parthenocarpic, i
periodic circumcisions involving removal of more than the foreskin as a test of fortitude; the sheikh's brother Hasan, aged seventeen, was due to undergo the ordeal and told Murray he was not looking forward to it ("Circumcision Festivals in Arabia and EastAfrica", Man 24 , p. 48). Here we have two
identified the paterfamilias. The Tallensi, West African farmers, insist that their patrilineal "clanship ties are a conse- quence of sacrificing together" .4 Among the Nuer, EastAfrican cattle herders, the word E. E. Evans-Pritchard translates as "agnates" means literally "people who share the meat of
not used in the text as direct instruments of ﬁshing. The use of the preposition ְ בּ with תֺונִּצ and its parallel and synonymous term תֺורי ִ ס points 21) For the importance of cattle among the tribes of EastAfrica, see B. Lincoln, Priests, Warriors, and Cattle. A Study in the Ecology of Religions
the nal fall of Jerusalem are recorded, as well as Nebuchadnezzar’s siege of Tyre which, it is suggested, probably began in the summer of 588. Part II (chs 6- 7) examines commercial dealings between Israel and Tyre, and the expeditions on the Red Sea to Ophir (which is thought to have been in East