History of the Jews, Vol. 1:...

A condensed reproduction of the first comprehensive attempt to write the history of the Jews as the history of a living people and from a Jewish point of view. The first volume covers the period from the entry of Israelite tribes into the land of Canaan to the settlement of the Judeans in Egypt.

PREFACE. IT is a matter of especial satisfaction to me that my work, “ The History of the Jews, from the Earli-est Times to the Present Day,” should be rendered accessible to the English- reading public in a com-pact form and by means of an adequate translation; for in countries where English is spoken, books are not only bought, bound, and placed in libraries, but are also read, taken to heart, and acted upon. It is therefore to be expected that the English- speaking people, which has never disregarded but has at all times recognised and appreciated the peculiar char-acter of the Jewish race, will feel an increased sym-pathy for it, on reading the alternations of its sub-lime and tragical history. English readers, to whom the forefathers of the Jews of to- day— the patriarchs, heroes, and men of God— are familiar characters, will the better under-stand the miracle which is exhibited in the history of the Jews during three thousand years. The con-tinuance of the Jewish race until the present day is a marvel not to be overlooked even by those who deny the existence of miracles, and who only see in the most astounding events, both natural and preternatural, the logical results of cause and effect. Here we observe a phenomenon, which has devel- For use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. To purchase Scholar PDF version with advanced functionality, go to www. publishersrow. com

History of the Jews, Vol. 1: From the Earliest Period to the Death of Simon the Maccabee (135 B.C.E.)


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Volume 1 FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD TO THE DEATH OF SIMON THE MACCABEE (135 B. C. E.)Title PageCopyright PagePreface to the society's edition.Preface.Contents.Index
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