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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: Available
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
List of chief works consulted
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