Explorations in Bible Land During the 19th Century (Volume 1: Assyria and Babylonia) by Hermann Vollrat Hilprecht

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ISBN 101931956510
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Explorations in Bible Land During the 19th Century [H. Hilprecht] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Explorations in Bible Land During the 19th Century is a historical sketch on the archaeological explorations in Biblical lands in the Near East: Assyria.

Explorations in Bible lands during the 19th century Hilprecht, H. (Herman Volrath), ; with Immanuel Benzinger, Fritz Hommel, Peter Jensen, Georg Steindorff Published by Philadelphia A. Holman and Company   Explorations in Bible lands during the 19th century Item Preview remove-circle Explorations in Bible lands during the 19th century by Hilprecht, H.

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A historical sketch on the archaeological explorations in Assyria and Babylonia. It gives a clear conception of the gradual resurrection of the principal ancient nations of Western Asia and Egypt.

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George Grove and the Establishment of the Palestine Exploration Fund (by David Jacobson) This article surveys the growing thirst for factual evidence relating to the world of the Bible in midth century Britain and early tentative efforts to address this s: 1.

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From the end of the nineteenth century, as the modern exploration of the lands of the Bible got underway, a series of spectacular discoveries and decades of steady archaeological excavation and interpretation suggested to many that the Bible's accounts were basically trustworthy in regard to the main outlines of the story of ancient Israel.

Instead, this is a detailed overview of and introduction to the archaeology of the land of the Bible, starting well before biblical events begin in any recognizable geography (i.e., Abraham) and ending in the sixth century (i.e., the book covers most of the Old Testament period).Reviews: Since its founding meeting in in Westminster Abbey, the PEF scholars have conducted systematic exploration of Jerusalem and the Holy Land.

Prominent archaeologists such as C.W. Wilson, C. Warren, C. Schick, C. Conder, W.M.F Petrie, H. Kitchener, and R.A.S Macalister, were sent to dig the Holy Land on behalf of the PEF. However, in true 19th-century, colonialism style, Stanley had alternative reasons for venturing into the heart of the Congo — territorial expansion.

His story proves again, the fine line between hero and villain, the manipulative way of politics, and the dangers of ignorance and pride.

To See A Promised Land explores the fascination that Americans historically have had with the land of the Bible. By focusing on the period before World War I, Lester Vogel uncovers the various ways in which Americans (primarily Protestants) typically thought about and knew the Holy Land prior to the land's politicization and embroilment in the conflict between Arab and Jewish national : Lester I.

Vogel. Accounts of his travels were published in The Malay Archipelago inone of the most popular and influential journals of scientific exploration published during the 19th century. Interior Africa exploration [ edit ]. When the Spanish and the Portuguese initiated an era of global exploration and conquest in the late 15th century, the reaping of souls became inextricably woven with the conquest of land, peoples.

David Livingstone (/ ˈ l ɪ v ɪ ŋ s t ə n /; 19 March – 1 May ) was a Scottish physician, Congregationalist, and pioneer Christian missionary with the London Missionary Society, an explorer in Africa, and one of the most popular British heroes of the late 19th-century Victorian had a mythic status that operated on a number of interconnected levels: Protestant missionary.

PALESTINE EXPLORATION, 2B. Central Palestine: (1) Jerusalem. See above, III, 1, (2). (2) Samaria. (Harvard Expedition)Although the ancient capital of the Northern Kingdom, yet Samaria was Centrally located, being 20 miles from the Mediterranean coast and only about 30 miles North of Jerusalem.

While other resources focus on different aspects of the 19th century, such as the Civil War or immigration, this is the first truly comprehensive treatment to cover all aspects of 19th-century history including: population, politics and government, economy and work, society and culture, religion, social problems and reform, everyday life and foreign policy.

At the very beginning of the 19th century, almost no one knew what lay beyond the Mississippi River. Fragmentary reports from fur traders told of vast prairies and high mountain ranges, but the geography between St. Louis, Missouri and the Pacific Ocean essentially remained a vast mystery.

The stereotype of Viking helmets having horns goes back to costuming in 19th-century opera. In reality, horned helmets would have been impractical during combat. They may have been worn only for ceremonial purposes in pre-Viking times.

The main style of actual helmets was the spangenhelm, consisting of several pieces of iron riveted together. Sunday School books in the nineteenth century encompassed a remarkable range of topics.

There were numerous aids and inducements to Bible study: Bible dictionaries, Bible stories and scripture biographies; biblical chronology, geography and natural history; and selections for memorization and Bible questions and answers for Sunday School examinations and catechisms.

The History of Finland begins around 9, BC during the end of the last glacial period. Stone Age cultures were Kunda, Comb Ceramic, Corded Ware, Kiukainen, and Pöljä cultures. The Finnish Bronze Age started in approximately 1, BC and the Iron Age started in BC and lasted until 1, AD.

Finnish Iron Age cultures can be separated into Finnish proper, Tavastian, and Karelian cultures. The historicity of the Bible is the question of the Bible's relationship to history – covering not just the Bible's "acceptability as history" but also the ability to understand the literary forms of biblical narrative.

One can extend biblical historicity to the evaluation of whether or not the Christian New Testament is an accurate record of the historical Jesus and of the Apostolic Age. Archaeology is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that they have left behind, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts (also known as eco-facts) and cultural landscapes (the archaeological record).

The development of the field of archaeology has it roots with history and with those who. New book tells of early Antarctic explorations, continent's connection to climate A new book illustrates the environmental history of Antarctica through stories of 19th-century expeditions.

When I ran into Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the megahit Eat, Pray, Love and five other books, at a party earlier this year, she wanted to talk about only one thing: botany. Her new novel, The Signature of All Things, was working its way to publication and I could tell that she was still deeply engaged in the world of nineteenth-century botanical exploration in which the book is set.

The following is a list of explorers. Their common names, countries of origin (modern and former), centuries when they were active and main areas of exploration are listed below. Their common names, countries of origin (modern and former), centuries when they were active and main areas of exploration.

prelude to annexation, particularly by France. This use was also developed during the 19th century as a means of colonial expansion or as a means of maintaining the balance of power.

Thus, by the Treaty of Paris () the Ionian Islands became a protectorate of Great Britain in. Jackson passed the Indian Removal Act, authorizing him to give Native Americans land west of the Mississippi River in exchange for lands in the East; Cherokee sued the federal government and won, but Jackson ignored the ruling, Trail of Tears-nightmare journey of the Cherokee to their lands, thousands would die during the journey in addition to loosing much of their value.

A U.S. political issue that occurred in the late 19th century after large silver reserves were found in the U.S. free silver movement This law was passed in during the Progressive Era, giving the Federal government the authority to inspect meat and other edible goods, as.

PALESTINE EXPLORATION, 2B [ISBE] PALESTINE EXPLORATION, 2B - 4. Central Palestine: (1) Jerusalem. See above, III, 1, (2). (2) Samaria. (Harvard Expedition)Although the ancient capital of the Northern Kingdom, yet Samaria was Centrally located, being 20 miles from the Mediterranean coast and only about 30 miles North of Jerusalem.

Essay. At the beginning of this period, the European presence in the Islamic world was largely based on trade. Dutch, French, English, and Portuguese merchants first arrived in the late fifteenth century, attracted by the wealth that could be acquired in exporting luxury items to the European market, and encouraged by the Mughal and Safavid governments, which desired trade partners to.

The War of Though the British had promised to respect the independence of the United States of America in the aftermath of the Revolutionary War (), Anglo-American relations remained tense and disrespectful in the early s. The British Navy routinely harassed American ships that tried to trade with England’s arch-nemesis France, seizing American cargo or kidnapping and.

6 Infanticide. A Melbourne newspaper published an article in asking what the government could possibly do to stop the growing trend of killing unwanted babies. Whether it was family members murdering the infants or their lives being taken by the baby farms, something certainly had to be done because the bodies of babies were being discovered at an alarming rate on land and in water.

Revolution and the growth of industrial society, – Developments in 19th-century Europe are bounded by two great events. The French Revolution broke out inand its effects reverberated throughout much of Europe for many decades.

World War I began in Its inception resulted from many trends in European society, culture, and diplomacy during the late 19th century. Scottish religion in the nineteenth century includes all forms of religious organisation and belief in Scotland in the 19th century.

This period saw a reaction to the population growth and urbanisation of the Industrial Revolution that had undermined traditional parochial structures and religious loyalties. The established Church of Scotland reacted with a programme of church building from the.In the century spanning the years throughan increasingly steady flow of Jews made their way to America, culminating in a massive surge of immigrants towards the beginning of the twentieth century.

Impelled by economic hardship, persecution, and the great social and political upheavals of.Much of Texas politics of the remainder of the 19th century centered on land use. Guided by the federal Morill Act, Texas sold public lands to gain funds to invest in higher education. Inthe Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas opened, and seven years later the University of Texas at Austin began conducting classes.

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