Download E-books The Historical Geography of the Holy Land, Especially in Relation to the History of Israel and of the Early Church, With Additions, Corrections, and New Index of Scripture References (Classic Reprint) PDF

To this version new positive factors were additional. One is an Index of Scripture References; the opposite is a chain of extra Notes. The latter are just like these released with the second one variation. They checklist the extra very important researches and discoveries in Palestine in past times years; the adjustments within the political and social of the rustic; and the new contributions to the literature of its background and exploration. within the textual content of the quantity i've got m.ade a couple of changes according to the feedback of varied students who reviewed the 1st variation, or even the place i've got retained my very own perspectives on issues in dispute i've been cautious to checklist theirs within the extra Notes. one of many adjustments could be chanced on on pp. 634 f, the place in face of the arguments of Professor Ramsay and Mr. W. E. Crum which i've got summarised in an extra be aware on p. 680 i've got felt obliged to change the distinction I had drawn among Pagan and Christian epitaphs at the east of Jordan. i need to direct precise awareness to the extra word on A phek (see p.
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Download E-books Prehistory of the Indo-Malaysian Archipelago: Revised Edition PDF

On the grounds that its booklet in 1985, Peter Bellwood's Prehistory of the Indo-Malaysian Archipelago has been hailed because the sole authoritative paintings at the topic through the major professional within the box. Now that paintings has been totally revised and contains a entire up to date precis of the archaeology of the area (and correct neighboring parts of China and Oceania), in addition to a entire dialogue of latest and critical matters (such because the "Eve-Garden of Eden" speculation and its relevance to the Indo-Malaysian area) and up to date advances in macrofamily linguistic category. relocating north to south from northern Peninsular Malaysia to Timor and west to east from Sumatra to the Moluccas, Bellwood describes human prehistory from preliminary hominid payment a couple of million years in the past to the eve of historic Hindu-Buddhist and Islamic cultures of the quarter. The archaeological checklist offers the imperative concentration, yet chapters additionally comprise crucial info from the paleoenvironmental sciences, organic anthropology, linguistics, and social anthropology. Bellwood methods questions on prior cultural and organic advancements within the area from a multidisciplinary standpoint. historic matters given prolonged remedy contain the importance of the Homo erectus populations of Java, the dispersal of the current Austronesian-speaking peoples of the sector in the prior 4,000 years, and the unfold of metallurgy for the reason that 500 B.C. Bellwood additionally discusses relationships among the prehistoric populations of the archipelago and people of neighboring areas corresponding to Australia, New Guinea, and mainland Asia.

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Download E-books Man and Wound in the Ancient World: A History of Military Medicine from Sumer to the Fall of Constantinople PDF

Wounds and disorder have been as devastating at the battlefields of the traditional international as they're this day. In an age of bloody wrestle, how did physicians and medics take care of arrow accidents, spear and sword gashes, dysentery, and an infection with no the advantages of anesthesia or smooth scientific expertise? during this compelling quantity, army historian Richard A. Gabriel explores the long-hidden global of historical army medication from 4000 BC to advert 1453 to bare its unusually subtle physique of information, perform, and technique.
 
Ranging largely from the deserts of North Africa, around the plains of India and Persia, to the mountains of Europe and Asia Minor, this booklet examines scientific historical past from the Bronze Age during the center a long time. through revealing long-forgotten clinical secrets and techniques, Dr. Gabriel exhibits how historical civilizations’ applied sciences have stimulated sleek clinical practices. accomplished, considerate, occasionally photo, and regularly obtainable, Man and Wound within the old World may be welcomed via a person who desires to find out how today’s clinical miracles construct upon these of the past.

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Download E-books Scythians 700-300 B.C. (Men at Arms Series, 137) PDF

By E.V Cernenko, Angus McBride

Even though the 'Scythian interval' within the heritage of jap Europe lasted little greater than four hundred years, the impact those horsemen made upon the background in their occasions was once such thousand years when they had ceased to exist as a sovereign humans, their heartland and the territories which they ruled some distance past it persisted to be often called 'greater Scythia'. From the very beginnings in their emergence at the international scene the Scythians took half within the maximum campaigns in their instances, defeating such amazing contemporaries as Assyria, Urartu, Babylonia, Media and Persia. This hugely illustrated booklet info their gown, guns and how they waged struggle.

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Download E-books Gibeah: The Search for a Biblical City (JSOT Supplement) PDF

By Patrick M. Arnold

This paintings is a cross-disciplinary examine of Israel's first 'capital urban' from topographical, archaeological, historic, and literary views. difficult William F. Albright's declare that the traditional urban is to be pointed out with inform el-Ful, the ebook develops the case for a position in its place at glossy Jeba, nine km north-east of Jerusalem, a site-change that bears vital outcomes for numerous scholarly theories in terms of Gibeah. between those are the inquest into the historicity and literary composition of the tale of the 'Outrage of Gibeah' (Judg. 19-21) and the origins and nature of Saul's kingship (1 Sam. 9-15). either one of those texts are handled completely as guidance for a concluding research into the that means of the prophet Hosea's references to Israel's sins 'in the times of Gibeah'.

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Download E-books Greece and Rome at War PDF

By Peter Connolly

During this luxurious advisor to 12 centuries of army improvement, Peter Connolly combines a close account of the palms and armies of Greece and Rome together with his really good full-color art. employing clean archaeological facts and new fabric at the manufacture and use of the guns of the interval, the writer provides an enticing and bold quantity that's either scholarly and wonderfully awarded with illustrations which are, particularly rightly, well-known as being the easiest and so much exact illustration of ways the warriors from those ambitious army empires appeared.

Greece and Rome at struggle lucidly demonstrates the face of conflict within the historic international. overlaying the wars among the Greeks and the Persians and the epic contest among the Romans and their so much able opponent, Hannibal, in addition to association, strategies, armor and guns, and masses extra, this wonderful paintings brings the armies of Greece, Macedon and Rome vividly to lifestyles. This new revised variation features a Preface by means of Adrian Goldsworthy.

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