PHARAOHS AND KINGS A BIBLICAL QUEST

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Pharoahs Sic And Kings

Author : David M. Rohl
ISBN : 0609801309
Genre : Social Science
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The basis of a series produced by The Learning Channel, a survey shows how archaeological evidence uncovered over the past two centuries validates the history of the biblical lands as it is told in the Old Testament. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Category: Social Science

Pharaohs And Kings

Author : David M. Rohl
ISBN : 0517703157
Genre : Religion
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An archaeological interpretation of the Old Testament sheds new light on the historical reality of such biblical personages as Moses, Solomon, Joshua, and David and compares scriptural accounts of the Exodus and other events with archaeological evidence. 15,000 first printing.
Category: Religion

The Lost Testament

Author : David M. Rohl
ISBN : 0712669930
Genre : Archaelogy
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The stories of the Old Testament retold from a modern, historical perspective. As the leading figure in the New Archaeology, David Rohl has been at the forefront of the movement to discover the archaeological evidence for events described in the Old Testament that we have come to think of as myths. From the rise of Neolithic civilization in a region now a part of Iran and which inspired the Garden of Eden story, Rohl traces the historical route of the stories of Noah, Abraham and the sojourn in Egypt, to the fall of Jericho. He looks at the dual kingdoms of the Promised Land and lastly, the exile in Babylon which is where the stories of the Old Testament were collected into something very like their present form.
Category: Archaelogy

Exodus

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An archaeological and historical investigation into the Biblical legends of the Israelite sojourn in Egypt, the Exodus from Egypt, and the conquest of the Promised Land.
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A Test Of Time

Author : David M. Rohl
ISBN : 9780099416562
Genre : Bible
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Rohl reveals the true historical setting of the biblical epics, providing astonishing archaeological evidence for the existence of the Old Testament’s most charismatic personalities: Joseph, Moses, Joshua, Saul, David and Solomon.
Category: Bible

Legend

Author : David M. Rohl
ISBN : 009979991X
Genre : Bible
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David Rohl continues his quest to reach the historical kernel lying at the heart of some of the greatest unsolved problems and mysteries of Old World history and archaeology. He reveals what really happened in seven famous myths and legends bequeathed to us by the ancients and shows us that the passage of time has not wiped away all the evidence, and it is possible to reach the reality behind the legends. LEGEND reveals the historical truth which lies at the heart of the Book of Genesis: * The Garden of Eden is finally found * Heroes from the Book of Genesis are indentified in ancient records * The true site of Noah's Ark is located in Kurdistan * Paradise is discovered on a desert island in the Persian Gulf * The mysterious origins of the first pharaohs are revealed
Category: Bible

From Eden To Exile

Author : Eric H. Cline
ISBN : 9781426212246
Genre : Religion
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Eric H. Cline uses the tools of his trade to examine some of the most puzzling mysteries from the Hebrew Bible and, in the process, to narrate the history of ancient Israel. Combining the academic rigor that has won the respect of his peers with an accessible style that has made him a favorite with readers and students alike, he lays out each mystery, evaluates all available evidence—from established fact to arguable assumption to far-fetched leap of faith—and proposes an explanation that reconciles Scripture, science, and history. Numerous amateur archaeologists have sought some trace of Noah's Ark to meet only with failure. But, though no serious scholar would undertake such a literal search, many agree that the Flood was no myth but the cultural memory of a real, catastrophic inundation, retold and reshaped over countless generations. Likewise, some experts suggest that Joshua's storied victory at Jericho is the distant echo of an earthquake instead of Israel's sacred trumpets—a fascinating, geologically plausible theory that remains unproven despite the best efforts of scientific research. Cline places these and other Biblical stories in solid archaeological and historical context, debunks more than a few lunatic-fringe fantasies, and reserves judgment on ideas that cannot yet be confirmed or denied. Along the way, our most informed understanding of ancient Israel comes alive with dramatic but accurate detail in this groundbreaking, engrossing, entertaining book by one of the rising stars in the field.
Category: Religion

The Lords Of Avaris

Author : David Rohl
ISBN : 9781407010922
Genre : History
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The Lords of Avaris is one man's journey in search of the legendary origins of the Western World. Our story begins in a small rock-cut tomb below the desolate ruin-mound of Jericho in the Jordan Valley. This is the start of an epic journey of discovery, in the Homeric mould, which ranges across the ancient lands and archaeological sites of the Mediterranean. From Joshua's Jericho to Romulus' Rome, the true chronicle of our pre-Christian past is uncovered revealing an extraordinary historical picture, previously unimagined by scholars. The epic legends of the West, which permeate the writings of Greece and Rome, appear to have been based on the exploits of genuine historical figures and actual events. There really was an 'Heroic Age' of brazen-clad warriors, the last of which fought before the walls of Troy, just as described in Homer's Iliad. At the beginning of the Middle Bronze Age - two thousand years before the assassination of Julius Caesar in the Roman Senate - a new people appeared on the stage of history to join the great civilisations of Mesopotamia and Egypt. These 'Indo-European'-speaking tribes were chariot-riding warriors from the northern mountains and plains. They became the Hittites, the Aryan kings of Mitanni, the Vedic heroes of the Indus, and the founders of the later empires of Greece, Persia and Rome. They had many legendary names - the Divine Pelasgians of Greece, the Luwians of Troy and western Anatolia, the Rephaim and Anakim of the Bible, and the Hyksos rulers of Avaris who suppressed Egypt for generations. Their heroes and heroines are legionary: Inachus, mythical king of Argos in the Peloponnese; his daughter the beautiful Princess Io who married an Egyptian pharaoh; Danaus, the Hyksos ruler who, fleeing from Egypt to Greece, founded the Mycenaean dynasty which culminated in Agamemnon's ill-fated Trojan War; Cadmus, the bringer of writing to the West; Minos, the Cretan high-king of Knossos who built the infamous Labyrinth; Mopsus, warrior and sage who led a vast Greek, Philistine and Anatolian army into the Levant in a daring attempt to seize Egypt in the time of Ramesses III. All these, and more, are the stuff of legend - but The Lords of Avaris reveals these Classical heroes as flesh-and-blood characters from our ancestral past.
Category: History

Legend

Author : David M. Rohl
ISBN : 071267747X
Genre : Archaeology
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A sequel to A Test of Time, this text continues the author's pursuit for historical truth, and reveals what really happened in seven famous myths and legends, showing us that the passage of time has not wiped away all the evidence of the reality behind the legends.
Category: Archaeology