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A Short History of the Hebrews to the Roman Period


  • Date Published: July 2013
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  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107639850

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  • In this book, first published in 1901, Ottley chronicles the development of the Jewish people from the first accounts in Genesis to the reign of King Herod the Great in the late 1st century BCE. Ottley's history includes seven maps of relevant biblical territories as well as chronological tables comparing developments among the Jews with those of contemporaneous ancient civilizations and a list of documentary sources. This book will be of use to anyone with an interest in Jewish history and in the history of the ancient world.

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    • Date Published: July 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107639850
    • length: 348 pages
    • dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.34kg
    • availability: Temporarily unavailable - available from TBC
  • Table of Contents

    1. Early narratives of Genesis
    2. The story of the Patriarchs
    3. Israel in Egypt and in the wilderness
    4. Conquest of Palestine
    5. The age of the Judges
    6. Establishment of the monarchy
    7. Solomon and the division of the kingdom
    8. Prophets and kings of Israel and Judah
    9. The decline and fall of Judah
    10. The exile and the restoration
    11. From Nehemiah to the Maccabaean war
    12. From Judas Maccabaeus to Herod the Great
    Appendix I. The documentary sources of the narrative
    Appendix II. Hebrew legislation
    Appendix III. Sacred seasons of the Jewish year
    Chronological tables
    List of chief works consulted

  • Author

    R. L. Ottley

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