Every Living Thing: Daily Use of Animals in Ancient Israel by Oded Borowski

By Oded Borowski

the rural international of outdated testomony Israel swarmed with animals—birds, bugs, fish, pack animals, pets, animals for searching, and domesticated herds of sheep, goats, and livestock. utilizing details from the Bible, historical close to jap records, anthropology, and archaeology, Borowski synthesizes what we all know in regards to the use of animals in biblical occasions for nutrition, garments, transportation, or even cultic practices. This complete catalog is a handy table source for any reader_whether biblical pupil, archaeology pupil, or layperson. Essays on pastoral structures, cult, and agricultural economics, makes this additionally an incredible device for researchers.

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