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The lost testament

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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 which we have come to think of as myths. His previous books, The Test of Time and Legend presented the arguments and counter-arguments. In The Children of Yahweh this discursive approach is replaced by historical story-telling, which follows the sequence of events from the rise of Neolithic civilisation a region now part of Iran which inspired the story of the Garden of Eden, through Noah, Abraham and the sojourn in Egypt, to the fall of Jericho, the dual kingdoms of the Promised Land and lastly, the exile in Babylon, where the stories of the Old Testament were collated into something very like their present form.

Hardcover book with dust jacket in excellent condition. Slight bumping to boards around spine. Dust jacket shows some shelf wear and a small tear on spine. Pages are clean and tightly bound.

Item details

Author(s):
David Rohl
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
242x165x41
EAN-13:
9780712669931
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0712669931
ISBN-13:
9780712669931
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
513
Publisher:
Random House
Title:
The lost testament

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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 which we have come to think of as myths. His previous books, The Test of Time and Legend presented the arguments and counter-arguments. In The Children of Yahweh this discursive approach is replaced by historical story-telling, which follows the sequence of events from the rise of Neolithic civilisation a region now part of Iran which inspired the story of the Garden of Eden, through Noah, Abraham and the sojourn in Egypt, to the fall of Jericho, the dual kingdoms of the Promised Land and lastly, the exile in Babylon, where the stories of the Old Testament were collated into something very like their present form.

Hardcover book with dust jacket in excellent condition. Slight bumping to boards around spine. Dust jacket shows some shelf wear and a small tear on spine. Pages are clean and tightly bound.

Author(s):
David Rohl
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
242x165x41
EAN-13:
9780712669931
Edition:
1st
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0712669931
ISBN-13:
9780712669931
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
513
Publisher:
Random House
Title:
The lost testament

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