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The Romance Of Bible Chronology – 347 Pages – PDF Download

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CONTENTS.
VOLUME 1. THE TREATISE.
INTRODUCTION.
CHAPTER PAGE
1. Scope, Method, Standpoint and Sources 13
Other Texts and Versions 15
Ancient Literary Remains 16
Ancient Monumental Inscriptions 26
Classic Literature of Greece and Rome 28
Astronomical Observations and Calculations 34
Ancient and Modern Chronologers 35
2. Trustworthiness of Testimony 55
3. Canons of Credibility 58
PERIOD I. - THE PATRIARCHS - Genesis.
4. Ante-diluvian Patriarchs: Adam to Noah 62
5. Noah-Shem Connection: Noah's age at Shem's birth 67
6. Comparative Chronology: Adam to Noah 73
The Hebrew, the LXX. and the Samaritan Version 74
Theophilus, Africanus and Josephus 74
7. Post-diluvian Patriarchs: Shem to Abraham 76
8. Terah-Abraham Connection : Terah's age at Abram's birth 78
9. Comparative Chronology: Shem to Abraham 79
The Hebrew, the LXX. and the Samaritan Version 80
Theophilus, Africanus, Eusebius and Josephus 80
Evolution and the Origin of Man 88
Archaeology and the Antiquity of Man 92
Biblical Criticism and the Early History of Man 106
10. Hebrew Patriarchs: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph 113
11. Joseph-Moses Connection: Joseph's death to Moses' birth 124
12. Comparative Chronology: Abraham to Moses 125
Egypt : The Mereuptah Stele 127
Babylon: The Khammurabi Stele 130
PERIOD II. - THE THEOCRACY - Exodus to 1 Samuel 7.
13. Israel in Egypt from Moses' birth to the Exodus 132
14. The Forty Years in the Wilderness 133
15. Seven Years' War: Entry into Canaan to Division of Land 135
16. Joshua-Judges Connection: Division of Land to Cushan 137
17. The Judges, including Samuel 146
18. Eli-Saul Connection: Eli's death to Saul's election 149
19. Comparative Chronology: Moses to Samuel 152
The 480 years of 1 Kings 6:1 154
Egypt: The Pharaoh of the Exodus 160
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PERIOD III. - THE MONARCHY - Samuel 8 to 2 Kings 23.
20. Saul, David and Solomon 164
2I. Israel and Judah to the Fall of Samaria 169
First Period : Rehoboam to Jehu 177
Second Period : Jehu to the Fall of Samaria 182
22. Judah from the Fall of Samaria to the Captivity 188
23. Comparative Chronology: Saul to the Captivity 190
Egypt The Shishak Inscription at Karnak 191
Moab: The Moabite Stone 193
Assyria : The Assyrian Cuneiform Inscriptions 195
Shalmaneser II (III) 196
Tiglath-pileser III (IV) 199
Shalmaneser IV (V) 205
Sargon II 205
Sennacherib 210
Esar-haddon 215
Ashur-bani-pal 217
The Assyrian Eponym Canon 219
PERIOD IV. - GENTILE DOMINION - 2 Kings 24 to Esther.
24. The Captivity 222
25. The Return 232
Cyrus 237
Ahasuerus (Ezra 4) = Cambyses 239
Artaxerxes (Ezra 4) = Pseudo-Smerdis 239
Darius Hystaspes=Artaxerxes
(Ezra 6-Neh. 13)=Ahasuerus(Est) 240
26. Comparative Chronology : The Captivity and the Return 257
The Egibi Tablets 258
The Nabonidus Cylinder 258
The Cyrus Tablet and the Cyrus Cylinder 259
The Great Behistun Inscription of Darius Hystaspes 260
Later Persian Inscriptions 261
Josephus 263
The Old Testament Apocrypha 267
Greek writers : Herodotus, Ctesias and Xenophon 267
Darius Hystaspes = Artaxerxes (Ezra 6 - Neh. 13) 269
Darius Hystaspes = Ahasuerus (Est.) 272
CONCLUSION.
27. Messiah's birth according to Daniel 275
28. Comparative Chronology:Messiah's birth according to Ptolemy 284
INDEX 294
SCRIPTURE REFERENCES 299
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