The History of Ancient Israel

The History of Ancient Israel By Michael Grant, The History of Ancient Israel This is the story of Jewish civilization from its beginnings to the destruction of Jerusalem its Temple in AD The book deals with Israel s relations with the empires which shaped its development wi
  • Title: The History of Ancient Israel
  • Author: Michael Grant
  • ISBN: 9780684180816
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The History of Ancient Israel By Michael Grant, This is the story of Jewish civilization from its beginnings to the destruction of Jerusalem its Temple in AD 70 The book deals with Israel s relations with the empires which shaped its development with the changing internal structure of the Jewish state Part of the tale is told by excavations, which reveal many aspects of the material culture everydayThis is the story of Jewish civilization from its beginnings to the destruction of Jerusalem its Temple in AD 70 The book deals with Israel s relations with the empires which shaped its development with the changing internal structure of the Jewish state Part of the tale is told by excavations, which reveal many aspects of the material culture everyday life of those times However, the major source is the Hebrew Bible, the Christian scripture, which is an unparalleled, massively varied compendium that includes much of the world s earliest historical writing has inspired the literature, art ethics of half the world.
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    About "Michael Grant"

    1. Michael Grant

      Michael Grant was an English classisist, numismatist, and author of numerous popular books on ancient history His 1956 translation of Tacitus s Annals of Imperial Rome remains a standard of the work He once described himself as one of the very few freelances in the field of ancient history a rare phenomenon As a popularizer, his hallmarks were his prolific output and his unwillingness to oversimplify or talk down to his readership.Librarian Note There is than one author in the GoodReads database with this name See this thread for information.

    897 thoughts on “The History of Ancient Israel”

    1. Had I known this was the History of Biblical Israel, I would never had bought this book It too often takes mythological lore and ancient tales as historical facts, with little objective and comparable validation It ends up not being an history book, but a subjective Old Testament review.


    2. As usual, Michael Grant, an historian, has taken up a topic from antiquity with a few written sources, summarized them and supplemented them with other data and his own judgment In this case it s the story of the Jewish nation and its origins as described primarily in the Hebrew Scriptures and as qualified by archaeological evidences and occasional references in other literatures.Overall the book is rather dry, but, for me, an appreciated review of texts not read for many years Grant makes no ex [...]



    3. Typical straightforward Grant history Easy to read, no apparent axe to hone Well documented which is his norm Unlike most of the reviews I saw



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