A Neglected Era; From The Old Testament To The New by Edith Ross Braley

A Neglected Era; From The Old Testament To The New

byEdith Ross Braley

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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.1922 Excerpt: ... APPENDIX CHRONOLOGICAL TABLES CHAPTER SUMMARIES REFERENCES APPENDIX PARTI. THE PERSIAN PERIOD. 538-335 B Cyrus, 538 B. C. The first return, 536 B. C. Cambyses, 528 B.C. Darius I, 521 B. C. Haggai, 520 B. c. Zechariah, 520 B. C. Completion of the temple, 515 B.C. Xerxes I, 485 B. C. Artaxerxes, 464 B. c. Malachi, 500-458(?) B.C. Return of Ezra, 458 B. C. Return of Nehemiah, 444 B. C. Birthday of Judaism, Oct. 24, 444 B. C. The Samaritan secession, 432(F) B.C. CHAPTER I. EZRA AND NEHEMIAH Outline Summary Characteristics of Ezra and Nehemiah. The Babylonian Colony. The Colony at Jerusalem. The return of Ezra, 458 B. C. The attempted reforms of Ezra, 458-457 B. C. The return of Nehemiah, 444 B. C. 259 Work of Nehemiah. Reading the law. The birthday of Judaism, Oct. 24, 444 B. c. The Samaritan secession. References: Haggai 1, 1--15; Malachi 1, n, 7--17; 01, 7-10; Nehemiah Mm; Eaia i-x; I Esdras 8 & 9; Ecclus. xux, 13; II Maccabees 11, 13. Josephus Ant. XI, v. PART II. THE GREEK PERIOD. 333-160 B. C. Alexander The Great. 336-323 B. C. CHAPTER II. THE ORIGIN OF HELLENISM Outline Summary Alexander the Great (reigned from 336 to 313 B. c.) His conquest of Syria, 333 B. C. His legendary meeting with the high priest. His plan for Hellenising the East. Founding of Alexandria, 332 B.C. Socrates, 470-399 B. c. His life and philosophy. The philosophy of Epicurus, 337-270 B. c. References: Daniel n, 39-40; vm, 5-7, xxi; I Maccabees, 1, 1-5; Josephus Ant. XI, vm. CHAPTER III. PALESTINE TRIBUTARY TO THE PTOLEMIES. 301-198 B.c. Outline Summary Prosperity of the Jews. Jews in Alexandria. The progress of Hellenism. The synagogue and the yearly tribute. Power and character of the high priests. Simon II, 219 B. c. Hellenism in literature. The Septuagint commenced, 285-247 B. C. E...

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Title:A Neglected Era; From The Old Testament To The NewFormat:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217153240

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