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The Eclectic Review Volume 18; V. 36 (Paperback) Loot Price: R677 Discovery Miles 6 770
The Eclectic Review Volume 18; V. 36 (Paperback): William Hendry Stowell
The Eclectic Review Volume 18; V. 36 (Paperback): William Hendry Stowell

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The Eclectic Review Volume 18; V. 36 (Paperback)

William Hendry Stowell

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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. 1823 edition. Excerpt: ...are to collect from either traveller, the precise figure and extent of this eminence, we cannot pretend to decide how far Dr. Clarke is warranted in representing, that the dimensions of the area which would be formed by taking the whole of it into the plan of Jerusalem, would correspond to the circumference of the ancient city. The necessity for this bold supposition, however, is completely obviated, since it appears from Dr. Richardson's description, that, by including the whole of Mount Zion, now traversed by the modern wall, and by extending the northern boundary as far as the sepulchral caverns of the Kings, we should gain an area corresponding to the measurements of the ancient city as given by Eusebius. Here, again, it is impossible to acquit Dr. Clarke of gross inaccuracy, in his outline of the modern town, the area of the Temple forms part of the line which marks the southern wall; while the space beyond, the part of Mount Zion not enclosed, is as much as possible contracted. In Dr. Richardson's plan, the town extends considerably southward of the Temple, and the unenclosed part of the hill, in which is the sepulchre of David, appears to be more than one half. As to the notion that the modern town has gained in a northern direction, so as to comprise places without the ancient wall, we are now quite persuaded that it does not deserve a moment's notice. It was invented merely to protect the monstrous fooleries of the Holy Sepulchre from the annihilating proof that the modern Calvary could never have been without the walls, and that it has, therefore, no pretensions to be considered as the site of the Crucifixion. In this opinion, which required, however, no confirmation, we are amply supported by Dr. Richardson. But to return, for the...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: William Hendry Stowell
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 268
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-16466-4
Barcode: 9781154164664
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-16466-7

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