Legends Of Old Testament Characters

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Legends Of Old Testament Characters From The Talmud And Other Sources

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Legends Of Old Testament Characters From The Talmud And Other Sources Vol Ii

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Legends Of Old Testament Characters 1 From The Talmud And Other Sources

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Description : This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1871 Excerpt: ...are nourished on earth, and he took them all in. They did not hurt him, for Zeus ordained a great friendship among them. So they all sailed in the ark as long as the flood lasted. This is the Greek story of Deucalion. "But very wonderful is the confirmation of the history as it 1 Joseph. Antiq., i. 4. Euseb. Praep. Evang. ix..19. is related in Hierapolis. In the neighbourhood of that city a great chasm opened which engulphed all the waters of the Flood. Thereupon Deucalion erected altars, and dedicated a temple to Here (Atergatis) over the chasm. I have seen this; it is very small: whether it was once large but has since become smaller, I cannot say; but I saw that it was small. For the confirmation of the history the following takes place: twice in the year the sea-water is brought into the temple. Not only do the priests bear it, but all Syria and Arabia, and many from beyond Euphrates, come and carry water. They pour it out in the temple; then it runs down into the chasm, and, though it may be very small, it takes in all the water poured into it. This they do, say they, because Deucalion instituted this rite as a memorial of his deliverance, and of the mercy of God."1 Equally fully has the Babylonian tradition reached us from the Chaldee history of the old priest of Bel, Berosus (b.c. 260). The Chaldees had placed ten kings at the head of this mystic history, which answer to the ten generations in Genesis before the Flood. The last of these patriarchs was called Xisuthrus, who is the same as the Biblical Noah. Berosus relates the story of the Deluge thus: "Under the reign of Xisuthrus there was a great flood. Kronos (i.e. Bel) appeared to Xisuthrus in a dream, and warned him that all men would be destroyed by a deluge on the 15th of the mo...


Legends Of Old Testament Characters From The Talmud And Other Sources

Author by : S. (Sabine) 1834-1924 Baring-Gould
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Legends Of The Patriarchs And Prophets And Other Old Testament Characters From Various Sources

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Legends Of Old Testament Characters

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Legends Of Old Testament Characters From The Talmuds And Other Sources

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Legends Of The Patriarchs And Prophets And Other Old Testament Characters From Various Sources

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Old Testament Legends

Author by : M. R. James
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Description : Delve deeper into the fascinating nooks and crannies of biblical history with this engaging volume of tales from the Old Testament era. Ordered chronologically, some of the tales center on unfamiliar characters, while others provide new insight and details about well-known figures such as Adam and Eve.