Intro to the Hebrew Bible Spring 2004 Quiz #3 makeup
Respond to the following essay questions. Be succinct --
information is much more important than volume. This is due at
the beginning of class on Mon., March 29. Remember to attach a
copy of your valid excuse for missing the quiz, or an approved
Using a standard ancient Near Eastern treaty form write up a treaty
that might be generated at the end of the current Gulf War, if ancient treaty
form was still being used. Specify which kind of treaty you have produced
(Suzerain, Parity, Adoption, etc.).
When do most scholars date the exodus? What arguments have been presented
for that dating? How is this dating related to the date given in 1 Kings (480
years before dedication of Temple in the neighborhood of 960 BC)?