Giovanni Garbini (1931-2017)

Giovanni Garbini (1931-2017), one of Italy’s greatest Orientalists, passed away on January 2 in Rome. A Professor at the University of Rome, he wrote extensively about the Ancient Near East and the History of Israel. A free, critical, non-conformist mind in his often-provocative, always-intriguing approach to ancient sources. We will miss him.

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