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The Schweich Lectures and Biblical Archaeology

Graham Davies


The first Schweich Lectures were given by Professor S. R. Driver of Oxford University in 1908 and the British Academy celebrated the centenary of the lectures with a single lecture in 2008. This book is an amplified version of that lecture, with each of its three chapters developing a theme relevant to the occasion. The lectures, on aspects of the study of antiquity in its relationship to the Bible, were established by a gift from Constance Schweich (later Mrs Goetze) in memory of her late father, Leopold Schweich. The first chapter of this book brings together biographical information (includ ... More

Keywords: Schweich Lectures, S. R. Driver, Oxford University, British Academy, antiquity, Bible, Constance Schweich, Leopold Schweich, biblical scholarship, Ludwig Mond

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780197264874
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197264874.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Graham Davies, author
Professor of Old Testament Studies and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge

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