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Assyriology: Its Use and Abuse in Old Testament Study Francis Brown

Assyriology: Its Use and Abuse in Old Testament Study

Francis Brown

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free.This is an OCR edition with typos.Excerpt from book:LITERATURE. The books here named, for the most part easily accessible,MorePurchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free.This is an OCR edition with typos.Excerpt from book:LITERATURE. The books here named, for the most part easily accessible, treat exclusively or in part of the relations between Assyriology and the Old Testament: Ebebhabd Schbadkb (Prof, at Berlin): Die Keilin- schriften und das Alte Testament, Giessen, 1872 - 2d ed., greatly enlarged, Giessen, 1883, pp. viii, 618. The author is one of the leaders among Assyriologists. His book contains inscriptions in transliteration, translations into German, abundant notes, discussions, and glossaries. It has also a valuable chronological excursus. The section on the Babylonian Deluge-tablets is contributed by Paul Haupt (Prof, at Giittin- gen and Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore). Cunningham Gbikib (London) : Hiurs with the Bible - or, The Scriptures in the Light of Modern Discovery and Knowledge, 6 vols., London, 1880-84 - New York, 1881- 84, pp. xiv, 512- 520- xxi, 493 - xvi, 492 - 496 - vi, 544 (Am. Ed.). A good compilation. The best book in English covering the whole ground. Illustrated. F. Viqouboux (Priest of St. Sulpice, Paris): La Bible et les Decouvertes Modernes, 2 vols., Paris, 1877- 3d Ed., 4 vols., Paris, 1881 (my copy has 1882 on outside), pp. x, 459- 552- 559 - 572. An excellent compilation,dealing with discoveries in Palestine and Egypt, as well as Assyria- profusely illustrated, and brought well up to the date of issue. William Habbis Bulb (Oroydon, Eng.) and J. Cobbet Andebson : Biblical Monuments. Oroydon, 1871-73, pp. xvi, 263. Valuable chiefly for plates. Very fine heliotype reproductions of sculptures, cuneiform inscriptions, and MSS. in various languages. The following are either brief or limited to particular topics: Geoboe Smith (British Museum - d. 1876): The Chaldean Account of Genesis. London and New York, 1876. Ke- vised ed., by A. H. Sayce, London...