SOPETSpotted Owl Population Enhancement Team (Canada)
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These include a study of the lists of pre-Israelite nations (chapter 1); the use of the term sopet as a way of understanding the political institutions of pre-monarchical Israel (chapter 2); the term nagid as a designation for the legitimation of kingship in the early monarchy period (chapter 3); the suggestion that it was the military who made someone king in the early monarchy period at the start of a new dynasty (chapter 4), whereas in the late monarchy period the "people of the land" who placed monarchs on the Judean throne, usually after an assassination, were a more representative "democratic" element of the population (chapter 5); and finally a short note on the "house of Ahab (chapter 6).