Search SBL
 











Meeting Program Units

2013 Annual Meeting

Baltimore, MD

Meeting Begins: 11/23/2013
Meeting Ends: 11/26/2013

Note that the deadline for paper proposals is 11:59 PM (23:59) Eastern Standard Time (UTC -5) on the day PREVIOUS to the deadline below.


Call For Papers Opens: 12/15/2012
Call For Papers Closes: 3/1/2013
Requirements for Participation

Literature and History of the Persian Period


Program Unit Type: Section
Accepting Papers? Yes

Call For Papers: The Literature and History of the Persian Period group will be holding two sessions; an invited panel and an open session for which paper proposals will be accepted. Both sessions will be on the topic of Amphictyony as a social construct of Mediterranean cultures of the 6th-4th centuries BCE. Papers will address the issues of historiography, religious ritual, economics, land tenure and genealogical claims in light of social groups organized as a collective or league in the context of an imperial administrative system. The impact of these disparate strata of group identity and mobilization upon the formation of biblical and extra-biblical Jewish texts will be examined, as well as parallels from Greek and Persian sources (historiographic, epigraphic and otherwise).

Program Unit Chairs

 Mark Leuchter
 Anselm C. Hagedorn

Propose a Paper for this Program Unit

If you are a SBL member, you must login before you can propose a paper for this or any other session. Please login by entering your SBL member number on the left in the Login box.

For all other persons wanting to propose a paper, you must communicate directly with the chair of the program unit to which you want to propose. Chairs have the responsibility to make waiver requests, and their email addresses are available above. SBL provides membership and meeting registration waivers only for scholars who are outside the disciplines covered by the SBL program, specifically most aspects of archaeological, biblical, religious, and theological studies.

Questions About Membership?

  • Call 866-727-9955 Toll Free in the US
  • Call 404-727-9498 Outside the US
  • Fax us at 404-727-2419
  • Email us at sblservices@sbl-site.org
 
JOIN SBL   |  DONATE TO SBL   |  CONTACT SBL   |  BIBLE ODYSSEY   |  REVIEW OF BIBLICAL LITERATURE   |  SBL TWITTER   |  BIBLE ODYSSEY TWITTER

© 2016, Society of Biblical Literature. All Rights Reserved.