A History Of The Hebrew People (volume 2); From The Division Of The Kingdom To The Fall Of…

Paperback | January 30, 2012

byCharles Foster Kent

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897. Excerpt: ... Die Keilinschriftliche Bibliothek, prepared under the general editorship of Professor Schrader. It also presents the transliterated text, thus making it possible for those familiar with the Assyrian to verify the suggested translations. Semitic history has recently been enriched by the second volume of Professor McCurdy's History, Prophecy, and the Monuments, which treats of the period of Assyria's greatest power, and consequently of Judah's greatest peril. For a comprehensive survey of Assyrian history Tiele's Babylonische-Assyrische Geschichte remains the standard authority. It should, however, be read in connection with Professor Winckler's more recent work, Geschichte Babyloniens und Assyriens. Among a host of recent books dealing with the life and teachings of the Hebrew prophets, W. R. Smith's Prophets of Israel, which appears in a new edition with an introduction and a few corrections by Professor Cheyne, continues to be one of the most helpful and inspiring introductions to the Assyrian period of Hebrew history. Kirkpatriek's The Doctrine of the Prophets is of great value to the general and technical student alike, since it presents in concise form the characteristic teachings of each prophet, with the date of his activity and the circumstances amidst which he labored. Of the same character is Professor Cornill's little volume on the Prophets of Israel, which has recently been translated into English. It is an able popular presentation of the positions of the advanced German school, of which he is a distinguished representative, and will be found exceedingly stimulating. The list of commentaries upon the different prophetical books has been restricted to a few of the best English works, which present the latest results of biblical scholarship in a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897. Excerpt: ... Die Keilinschriftliche Bibliothek, prepared under the general editorship of Professor Schrader. It also presents the translite...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 30, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021734027X

ISBN - 13:9780217340274

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