Einladung zum internationalen und fächerübergreifenden Symposium »Jerusalem in Archaeological, Historical and Theological Perspectives« vom 26.–28. Juni 2019 in Bonn
Die Abteilungen für Altes und Neues Testament der Evangelisch-Theologischen Fakultät der Rheinischen Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn veranstalten in Kooperation mit dem Department of Archaeology der Tel-Aviv University vom 26.–28. Juni 2019 ein internationales und fachübergreifendes Symposium: »Jerusalem in Archaeological, Historical and Theological Perspectives«. Dazu laden wir herzlich ein.
Das Symposium möchte die neuesten Ergebnisse der Jerusalem-Archäologie von der Spätbronzezeit bis zum Bar Kochba-Aufstand soweit möglich zu einem Gesamtbild zusammenfügen und mit historischen und theologischen Fragestellungen ins Gespräch bringen.
Wir haben die einmalige Gelegenheit, die israelischen Kollegen, die aktuell in Jerusalem (Davidsstadt, Giv’ati Parking-Lot, Klagemauer) graben, und unsere Grabungspartner in Heidelberg, Osnabrück, Prag und Warschau an unserer Fakultät begrüßen zu dürfen.
Alle Vorträge sind öffentlich und gratis.
Wednesday 26th of June / Mittwoch 26. Juni
Festsaal der Universität
Welcome of the participants / Begrüßung der Teilnehmer
(Yuval Gadot / Axel Graupner)
Addresses of welcome by the rector magnificus and the Dean of the Faculty / Grußworte des Rektors und des Dekans
Some technical informations
First Session: Bronze, Iron I and II
Sektion 1: Bronzezeit, Eisen I- und Eisen II-Zeit
Chair / Vorsitz: Yuval Gadot / Axel Graupner
Joe Uziel and Helena Roth
The beginning of Jerusalem as an urban und cultic center
New data on Jerusalem from Roni Reich and Eli Shukron Excavations
The growth and decline of Jerusalem in the 9th – 6th centuries BCE
New evidence for the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians
14:15–14:45 coffee break
Second Session: Iron III (Babylonian and Persian Period)
Sektion II: Eisen III-Zeit (Babylonisch-persische Zeit)
Chair / Vorsitz: Oded Lipschits / Manfred Oeming
Archaeology in / of the Biblical Text – Old and New Discoveries in Genesis 14: Searching for Hidden Traces of Jerusalem in the Pentateuchal Narratives
How Many Temples in Jerusalem? – On Literary Patterning in the Book of Kings
The Relationship between Zion and Jerusalem
17:00–19:00 time for recreation
Yuval Gadot / Axel Graupner (engl. / dt.)
Public Lecture / Öffentlicher Abendvortrag (Festsaal)
Reception / Empfang (Senatssaal)
Thursday 27th of June / Donnerstag 27. Juni
Festsaal der Universität
The less facts, the more hypotheses: Jerusalem in the Persian period
Jerusalem as a symbol and in reality
Traditions of Zion in the Psalms
Zion and the nations in postexilic prophecy
The Motif of the Attack of the Nations against Jerusalem in Zechariah 12–14
Persian and Hellenistic Jerusalem in light of Giva’ti Parking Lot
15:30–15:45 coffee break
Third Session: The Hellenistic-Roman times
Sektion III: Hellenistisch-römische Zeit
(Chair / Vorsitz: Hermut Löhr / Günter Röhser)
In those days at this time: The Seleucid Akra and the Hasmonean wall in light of the archaeological evidence from the City of David hill
The stepped street – a prilgrim street?
Changing food habits including Kashrut in Jerusalem
18:00 evening for free disposition by the participants / Abend zur freien Verfügung der Teilnehmer
Friday 28th of June / Freitag 28. Juni
Zion Theology in Second Temple Judaism and in Emerging Christianity
Jesus, the »Hellenists« and the Jerusalem Temple: Historical and Theological Issues
Small note on the Palm tree as a symbol for Jerusalem
(Her lecture will be read by Nashon Szanton)
The palm on the Iudaea capta-coins of Vespasian and on coins of the second revolt – a common symbol for Juda?
The Show Must Go On: On Wilson’s Arch and Its Infinished Theater-Like Structure
Reflections on the development of Jerusalem subsequent to 70 CE in light of recent archaeological findings
Rising from the Ashes: The Building of Roman Jerusalem and its Military Linkage
15:30–16:15 coffee break
Final session / Schlussrunde
16:15–17:15 – Results and: What next?
List of participants / Liste der Teilnehmer
– from Bonn
Dr. Ulrich Berges is Professor (chair) for Old Testament at the Catholic Faculty of the University of Bonn.
Dr. Axel Graupner is Priv.-Doz. and senior lecturer at the Protestant Faculty of the University of Bonn and engaged in the archaeology of Jerusalem since 2013.
Dr. Hermut Löhr is Professor (chair) for New Testament at the Protestant Faculty of the University of Bonn.
Dr. Günter Röhser is Professor (chair) for New Testament at the Protestant Faculty of the University of Bonn.
Dr. Markus Saur is Professor (chair) for Old Testament at the Protestant Faculty of the University of Bonn.
– from Heidelberg
Dr. Manfred Oeming is Professor for Old Testament Theology at the Ruperto Carola Heidelberg and highly engaged in the archeology of the Holy Land since 20 years.
– from Israel (TAU, IAA, BIU)
Ms. Efrat Bocher is a PhD student at Tel-Aviv University and the editor of the new publication series Ancient Jerusalem Publications, including various excavation reports of major excavations in Jerusalem. Ms. Bocher is also field director of the excavations at Giv’ati Parking-Lot.
Prof. Yuval Gadot is the head of the department of archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies at Tel-Aviv University. Prof. Gadot is director and co-director of a number of excavations in the City of David since 2013, mainly in Area D3, Shiloh’s Area E and at the Giv’ati Parking-Lot.
Ms. Tehillah Lieberman is a PhD student at Bar-Ilan University and the codirector of the IAA excavations beneath Wilson’s Arch. Ms. Lieberman is currently involved in the publication of finds from various excavations in Early and Late Roman Jerusalem. Her PhD will examine gender studies in Roman Jerusalem.
Prof. Oded Lipschits is the head of the Institute of Archaeology at Tel-Aviv University. Prof. Lipschits is the co-director of the excavations at Ramat Rahel and Tell Azekah. Prof. Lipschits wrote numerous books on the history and archaeology of Jerusalem in the pre- and post-exilic periods.
Ms. Helena Roth is a PhD student at Tel-Aviv University and an Area Supervisor at the Giv’ati Parking-Lot excavations. Ms. Roth’s PhD will focus on the publication of several key sites dating to the Middle Bronze Age located in and around Jerusalem.
Dr. Yiftah Shalev is the co-director of the excavations at Giv’ati Parking-Lot, at the City of David. Dr. Shalev has been a leading staff member in numerous excavations and documenttation projects conducted in Jerusalem by Eilat Mazar. In his PhD, he specialized in the Persian period.
Ms. Nitsan Shalom is a PhD student at Tel-Aviv University and field director of the excavations at Giv’ati Parking-Lot. Ms. Shalom is writing her PhD on the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BCE by the Babylonians using both micro- and macro-archaeological techniques.
Ms. Abra Spiciarich is a PhD student at Tel-Aviv University specializing in the archaeozoological analysis of faunal remains in Jerusalem. Ms. Spiciarich has analyzed and published a number of animal bones assemblages dating to Iron Age, Persian, Hellenistic and Early Roman Jerusalem and has reflected on the cities food habits and animal economy.
Dr. Guy Stiebel is a senior lecturer at the Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Cultures at Tel-Aviv University. He is the director of the renewed excavations at Masada and published extensively on Early and Late Roman Jerusalem.
Mr. Nahshon Szanton is a PhD student at Tel-Aviv University and the co-director of the IAA excavations along the Early Roman stepped street, with important remains from the late Second Temple Period and subsequent periods along the Tyropoion Valley. In addition, Mr. Szanton codirected the excavations in the area of the Gihon Spring. Mr. Szanton is writing his PhD on the urban planning of 1st century CE Jerusalem.
Dr. Joe Uziel is the scientific advisor to the IAA excavations in the City of David and Western Wall tunnels. He has codirected the excavations beneath Wilson’s Arch, along the stepped street and around the Gihon Spring. He has published numerous studies on Jerusalem throughout the ages.
Ms. Ayala Zilberstein is a PhD student at Tel-Aviv University and an Area Supervisor at the Giv’ati Parking-Lot excavations. Ms. Zilberstein is currently writing her PhD on the Hellenistic fortifications at the City of David and the mystery of the Akra.
– from Osnabrück
Florian Oepping M.A. is scientific assistant at the chair for Old Testament of the University of Osnabrück and engaged in the archaeology of Jerusalem.
– from Prague
Dr. Filip Čapek is lecturer at the Protestant Faculty of the Univerzita Karlova Prague and engaged in the archeology of Jerusalem.
Dr. Martin Prudký is Professor for Old Testament (chair) at the Protestant Faculty of the Univerzita Karlova Prague.
– from Warsaw
Dr. Andrzej Kluczyński is Professor for Old Testament at the Christian-Theological Academy in Warsaw. He was in 2018 member of the Group from Bonn and Heidelberg digging in Giv’ati Parking-Lot.
Dr. Jakub Slawik is Professor for Old Testament (chair) at the Christian-Theological Academy in Warsaw. He was in 2016 member of the Group from Bonn and Heidelberg digging in area E.
PD Dr. Axel Graupner
Ev.-Theol. Seminar – Altes Testament
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