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Israel, Judah, and the Campaign of Shishak
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Solomon, administration, centralization, 1000, 10th, Iron, Ephraim, peaceful, Jerusalem, earlier, conquered, Kings, harmonize, olive, longer, military, stella, Shishak, chiefdom
during the early          Age
1200 BC -          BC
kingdoms of                and Judah experiences the building of many new villages
the Tribe of Ephraim was one of the Tribes of Israel
very small, 15 inhabitants per place
no public community building or                              buildings
archeologists can't find defense systems or                  fortifications
perhaps they didn't have enemies from beyond and were                  with their neighbors
end of the early Iron Age
1000 BC - 800 BC
the archeological record shows signs of significant changes
population grows
prosperity increases
this process led to greater:
social stratification
eventually monarchic states or kingdoms
Book of            describes this time
succession of Saul to David to Solomon
the splitting of the kingdom of Israel from Judah
the separation of Israel and Judah are reflected back on this time and probably do not reflect the powers that gave rise to this first kingdom
a wide array of kings who were jockeying for power
kingdom in north probably arose                than in south
Judah was poorer than the central kingdom of Ephraim which became the home to the kingdom of Israel
Judah had a          of the population of the north
Judah is a                 , not a kingdom
a chiefdom is less complex from an administration perspective
took Judah              to develop into what Ephraim was in the north
930 BC: Egyptian ruler                makes a campaign up into the central hill country
left a monumental              of his triumph
mentions the places that he                    or who paid him tribute
no reference to                   
no military resistance from a place within Judah
according to the Bible, a key goal of this campaign was to seize the wealth that                had amassed
reportedly seized it from Rehoboam, Solomon's son
some scholars try to                    the Biblical account with the Egyptian sources but its difficult


King Saul (1082-1010 BC)
First king of a united Kingdom of Israel and Judah
  • he fell on his sword to avoid capture in the battle against the Philistines at Mount Gilboa
  • succession to his throne was contested by Ish-bosheth, his only surviving son, and his son-in-law David, who eventually prevailed
King David (1040-970 BC)
Second king of the United Kingdom of Israel and Judah
  • 1010–1002 BC reigned over Judah
  • 1002–970 BC reigned over United Kingdom
  • the only sources of David are the Books of Samuel, 1 Kings, and 1 Chronicles
King Solomon (1011-931 BC)
King of Israel and the son of David
  • the third king of the United Monarchy
  • final king before the rupture into the northern Kingdom of Israel and the southern Kingdom of Judah
  • the builder of the First Temple in Jerusalem

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