Levenson, Jon D.; Halpern, Baruch
December 1980
Journal of Biblical Literature;Dec80, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p507
Academic Journal
The article examines the political significance of the marriages of David, King of Israel. Topics addressed include arguments supporting the theory that marital politics played a role in David's climb to power, and the assertion that David's marriage to Ahinoam was seminal to his ascent over Israel, and that his relationship to Abigail, or with Maacah, was more peripheral.


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