The Raging Torrent: Second Updated & Expanded Edition
By: Mordechai Cogan, PhD.
This 2nd updated & expanded edition presents a collection of the royal inscriptions from
Assyria and Babylonia dealing with the Land and the People of Israel. All the texts have
been newly translated from the original cuneiform documents and are accompanied by a
consecutive commentary, maps, illustrations and select bibliography.
Hard Cover, 320 pages, 6×91⁄4 in. (15.3×23.3 cm)
About the Author:
Mordechai Cogan, Ph.D., is professor emeritus of Biblical History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has written widely on the political and cultural connections between ancient Israel and the empires of the ancient Near East. He is the author of many studies and books, among them: Bound for Exile: Israelites and Judeans Under Imperial Yoke, Documents from Assyria and Babylonia—A Carta Handbook; Imperialism and Religion
; commentaries in the Anchor Bible series on 1 Kings; 2 Kings
(with Prof. Hayim Tadmor); commentaries in Hebrew in the Mikra Leyisrael
(Bible for Israel) series on Obadiah; Joel; Nahum; and 1 and 2 Kings