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A History of the Hebrew People; From the Division of the Kingdom to the Fall of Jerusalem in 586 B. C Volume 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R386 Discovery Miles 3 860
A History of the Hebrew People; From the Division of the Kingdom to the Fall of Jerusalem in 586 B. C Volume 2 (Paperback):...
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A History of the Hebrew People; From the Division of the Kingdom to the Fall of Jerusalem in 586 B. C Volume 2 (Paperback)

Charles 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 edition. Excerpt: ...to the land of the Medes, on the extreme eastern borders of the empire. The location, Halah, the third place mentioned in II. Kings xvii. 6, has not yet been definitely established; it may have been situated in Mesopotamia, or possibly east of the Tigris. The great majority of the Israelites who survived the devastating Assyrian wars were allowed to remain in their homes. The pastoral and agricultural classes in the community suffered least. Since the territory north of the plain of Esdraelon submitted first and with little resistance, it escaped the repeated deportations which so seriously modified the character of the population of the district lying to the south. This fact explains why, after the exile, the Galileans affiliated with the Jews so much more readily than did the Samaritans. 105. According to II. Kings xvii. 24, " The king of Assyria brought men from Babylon, and from Cuthah, and from Avva, and from Hamath, and from Sephar-vaim, and placed them in the cities of Samaria instead of the children of Israel; and they possessed Samaria, and dwelt in the cities thereof." The annals of Sargon corroborate and supplement this reference. Among the events of his first year, it is stated that colonists from the rebellious state of Babylon were transported to the land of the Hittites, which was a general designation of Syria. Cuthah and Sepharvaim have been ORIGIN OP THE SAMARITANS 107 identified as Babylonian towns. During the second year of Sargon's reign, Hamath, having rebelled, was subjected to the severest punishment known to the conqueror. Colonists from the east were introduced to take the place of the natives, who, according to the biblical record, were transferred to Samaria. Two other inscriptions state that Arabians from four desert...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Charles Foster Kent
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 56
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-41925-6
Barcode: 9781150419256
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LSN: 1-150-41925-3

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