Archaeology
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Since the 19th century, archaeological research in the Near East and in particular in Palestine/Israel grew in importance for the perception of the Bible and ancient Israel. Simultaneously, they influenced the self-conception and the perception of Judaism and Jews in modern times. Until the early 20th century, the archaeology of Palestine…

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Markus Kirchhoff, Leipzig and Yaacov Shavit, Tel Aviv, “Archaeology”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 19 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0045>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409



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