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Early Israel And The Surrounding Nations

Auhtor: Archibald Sayce

Language: english

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Review by Beth Cholette, November 2009


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Excerpts from the Book 'Early Israel And The Surrounding Nations':

... the pages of the Biblical narrative. While scholars and critics were disputing over a few doubtful texts, the libraries of the old civilised world ...
... excavated, new inscriptions being read, and the revelations of to-day are surpassed by those of to-morrow. We have already learnt much, but it is only ...
... them, the wind had veered, and the waters returned on the Egyptian chariots. The slaves were free at last, once more in the wilderness in which Isaac ...
... French antiquarians. We find them in Britain and France, in the Spanish peninsula, and the north of Africa. They are also found in Palestine, more ...
... heads represented on the Egyptian monuments are repeated, feature by feature, in the Hittite sculptures. Ugly as they were, they were not the caricatures ...
... There was firstly the primitive population of the country, whose rude rock-sculptures may still be seen in the Wadi el-Qana near Tyre. Then there ...
... But before the Israelites had emerged from the wilderness the dukes had been supplanted by a king. It was a king who refused a passage through his ...
... in the dominions of the other was denied. In the war they had waged with Egypt the Hittite princes of Kadesh had summoned their vassal allies ...
... was active and far-reaching. There are letters in it from the kings of Babylonia and Assyria, of Mitanni and Cappadocia, as well as from the Egyptian ...
... of Egypt and Kadesh. Egypt was left with Palestine on both sides of the Jordan, a possession, however, which it lost soon after Ramses' death. ...
... of his divine beauty. His charms penetrated her flesh, filling it with the odours of Punt. And the god is finally made to declare to her: Amen-hotep ...
... was first brought to the west, and that his conquests first communicated a knowledge of the Sumerian language and writing to the nations of western ...
... and a court was held, at which the sovereigns of the west paid homage and tribute to the conqueror (B.C. 738). Among these were Rezon of Damascus ...
... who owed her existence partly to the feminine gender possessed by the Semitic languages, partly to the analogy of the human family. But the Baalim ...
... of the stars, and in the topmost storey of which was the altar of the god. It corresponded with the high-place of Canaan, where man imagined himself ...
... which were deemed pre-historic but a few years ago have now become familiar to us, and we can study the very letters written by the contemporaries and ...
... me: Adai has revolted from me, do not leave the city. This [year] send me a garrison and a royal Commissioner. Let thy favour be towards me. I have ...
... Mi-Amun] the great prince of Egypt, in good friendship and good concord. The sons of the sons of the great king of the Hittites will hold together ...
... I cause not weeping. I am not a murderer. I give not orders for murder. I cause not suffering to men. I reduce ...
... raging. The gods, all of them, have united themselves unto her, all whom she has created march at her side. Banning the day they have followed ...