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Light and Truth (Volume 22); Collected from the Bible and Ancient and Modern History, Containing the Universal History of the Colored and the Indian Race, from the Creation of the World to the Present Time (Paperback) Loot Price: R278
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Light and Truth (Volume 22); Collected from the Bible and Ancient and Modern History, Containing the Universal History of the...
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Light and Truth (Volume 22); Collected from the Bible and Ancient and Modern History, Containing the Universal History of the Colored and the Indian Race, from the Creation of the World to the Present Time (Paperback)

Robert Benjamin Lewis

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Loot Price R278 Discovery Miles 2 780

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1844. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... jamin'sGate on the east. The Corner Gate on the N. W., and the Horse Gate on the South. The Fish Market, Beast Market and Wood Market. The pool of Bethesda, Theatre, &c. Jerusalem, formerly the capital of Judea, is now called, by the Turks, Cudsembaric and Cudscherif; it is about three miles in circumference, and situated on a rocky mountain, with very steep ascents on all sides, except to the north; the valleys being deep, and at some distance, environed with hills. From the oppressive tyranny of the Turks, it is now but thinly inhabited. A DESCRIPTION OF SOLOMON'S TEMPLE. Hiram, an Ethiopian king of Tyre, was Solomon's coadjutor in the construction and furnishing of the temple at Jerusalem. Solomon sent for Hiram; for he was filled with wisdom and understanding, skillful to work in fjold, silver, brass, iron, stone, timber, glass, fine-linen, &.c.; and to engrave any manner of engraving; and to find out every device which shall be put to him, and he came to Solomon: and Solomon and Hiram made a league together. Hiram furnished Solomon with cedar and fir trees, olive and palm trees and algum. He sent also to Solomon six score talents of gold. He furnished seamen to navigate Solomon's vessels to Ophir; and such skillful artisans to prepare the materials for the temple, that there was neither hammer, nor axe, nor any tool of iron heard in the house while it was building. There were three thousand and three hundred overseers, and 150,000 workmen engaged on this work. The temple was built upon Mount Moriah. It was supported by 1453 columns and 2906 pilasters, all hewn from the finest Parian marble. Three grand columns or pillars were named Wisdom, Strength and Beauty, wisdom which God gave unto Solomon, and strength and beauty unto Hiram king of Tyre, who...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Robert Benjamin Lewis
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 136
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-87376-8
Barcode: 9781150873768
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-87376-0

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