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Stones, Tablets and Scrolls. Four Periods of the Formation of the Bible - 11-12-13/05/2017, Roma (Italy)



FECHA/DATE/DATA: 11-12-13/05/2017


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Aula Magna, Pontifical Biblical Institute (Roma, Italy)







fecha límite / deadline / scadenza: 15/04/2017




May 11th, 2017
“I Am the King of the Universe!” Neo-Assyrian Stick and Carrot (Neo-Assyrian Period)

08.30-09.15 Alice M. W. Hunt (University of Georgia, Athens, GA)
Materiality and Ideology: Negotiating Identity across the
Neo-Assyrian Imperial Landscape

09.15-10.00 Eckart Frahm (Yale University, New Haven, CT)
Texts, Stories, History: The Neo-Assyrian Period and the Bible

10.00-10.30 Break

10.30-11.15 Peter Dubovský (Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome)
The Birth of Israelite Historiography

11.15-12.00 Peter Machinist (Harvard University, Cambridge, MA)
Judah and Assyria in the Seventh Century BC. The Case of
Manasseh in History, Historiography, and Prophecy

12.00-12.45 Jean Louis Ska (Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome)
Oral Tradition and Hebrew Epic: Some Basic Queries

“How Can We Sing the Lord’s Son in a Foreign Land?” (Neo-Babylonian Period)

15.00-15.45 Jeffrey Zorn (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY)
The View from Mizpah: Tell en-Nasbeh, Judah and the 6th c. B.C.

15.45-16.30 Michael Jursa (Universität Wien)
The Closed World of the Babylonian Priest and Its Collapse

16.30-17.00 Break

17.00-17.45 Hermann-Josef Stipp (Ludwig Maximilians-Universität, Munich)
The Redactions of the Book of Jeremiah and the Exile

17.45-18.30 David Vanderhooft (Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA)
Nebuchadrezzar, King of Babylon, My Servant: Opposing
Prophetic Images of the Great King

18.30-19.15 Erhard Blum (Universität Tübingen)
The So-called Deuteronomistic Layers in the Pentateuch
May 12th, 2017
Rising from the Ashes (Persian Period)

08.30-09.15 Pierfrancesco Callieri (Università di Bologna, campus di Ravenna)
Ideological Aspects of Persian Art and Architecture as Seen from
Persepolis in a Historical Perspective

09.15-10.00 Agustinus Gianto (Pontifi cal Biblical Institute, Rome)
Bilingualism and Diglossia in Judah during the Achaemenid Period

10.00-10.30 Break

10.30-11.15 Eric Meyers (Duke University, Durham, NC)
The Rise of Scripture in a Minimalist Demographic Context

11.15-12.00 Diana Edelman (University of Oslo)
The Text-Dating Conundrum: Viewing the Hebrew Bible from an
Achaemenid Framework

12.00-12.45 Federico Giuntoli (Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome)
Revising the Pentateuch: the Emergence of a National Identity
under Persian Hegemony

Northern Redaction

15.00-15.45 Israel Finkelstein (Tel Aviv University)
Three Northern Royal Traditions in the Bible (and Why One Is Missing)

15.45-16.30 Thomas Römer (Collège de France, Paris)
Jeroboam II and the Invention of Northern Foundation Stories

16.30-17.00 Break
Coping with Western Culture (Hellenistic and Roman Period)

17.00-17.45 Oren Tal (Tel Aviv University)
The Archaeology of Hellenistic and Early Roman Palestine:
A Critical Overview

17.45-18.30 Joseph Sievers (Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome)
Josephus and Biblical Historiography

18.30-19.15 Barbara Schmitz (Universität Würzburg)
The Book of Judith: Coping with Hellenistic Culture
May 13th, 2017
Reshaping the Bible in Qumran and Other Scrolls

08.30-09.15 Katell Berthelot (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique,
Philology, Commentary and Interpretation in the Greco-Roman
World and at Qumran: A Comparative Approach

09.15-10.00 Henryk Drawnel (Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski, Lublin)
Enoch and Genesis

10.00-10.30 Break

10.30-11.15 Marcello Fidanzio (Facoltà di Teologia di Lugano)
Biblical Scrolls in their Depositional Contexts: Psalms as a Case Study

11.15-12.00 Emanuel Tov (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)
The Use of Scripture Texts in Different Communities in Ancient
Israel in Light of the Judean Desert Texts

12.00-12.30 Discussion and Conclusion


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