Categorie archief: Places mentioned in the Bible

The Dead Sea

From an early 20th century view of the Dead Sea or Salt Sea, with the realisation that at the beginning of the 21st century the data below no longer correspond with the current reality. The Dead Sea is never so … Lees verder

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The Samaritans

The Samaritans were a mixed race, the outcome of marriages between Israelites and colonists imported into Samaria by the King of Assyria, when he invaded the latter’s land and took the ten tribes into captivity. As a result of plagues … Lees verder

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The Hittites

The Hittites, or Hethites, descended from Heth the son of Canaan (Gen. x. 15). In their extreme southern distribution they inhabited the hill country of Judea, as well as a larger area to the north of Palestine, Hamath and Kadesh, … Lees verder

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Leading Roman Dates

The following are the most noteworthy, and worthy of a place in one’s memory: — 1. Alleged date of Founding of Rome (Roman dates calculated from this are marked A.U.C.), B.C. 752. 2.First War with Carthage, Rome mistress of Italy, … Lees verder

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Leading Grecian Dates

Inseparably bound up with the Grecian History is the name of Alexander the Great, son of Philip, king of Macedonia. Philip reduced the Greeks to subjection and was appointed General of all Greece. On his assassination, Alexander succeeded to his … Lees verder

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Leading Persian Dates

Useful facts and dates of Persian History may be summarised as follows: — 1. Capture of Babylon by Medo-Persians under Cyrus (Is. xlv. 1), establishing Persian Empire, B.C. 538. 2.First year of Cyrus, decree to rebuild the Temple, B.C. 535. … Lees verder

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Leading Babylonian Dates

From the old box (19th & 20th century Christadelphian writings) Babylonish history dates back to the building of the Tower of Babel (Gen. x. 10; xi. 9), which is variously put at from B.C. 2500 to B.C. 2200. Since then … Lees verder

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Babylon’s Titles

From the old box (19th & 20th century Christadelphian writings) Babylon, the great city of the Empire bearing that name, was built on both sides of the Euphrates. The excavations at Borsippa, and adjacent places on the site of the … Lees verder

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Leading Assyrian Dates

Assyrian history is best gleaned from the Bible, although much can be obtained from profane sources, especially from the monuments unearthed at Nineveh, many of which are now to be seen in the British Museum. The leading dates are the … Lees verder

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Leading Egyptian Dates

Christadelphians are in no way concerned with the mythological History or Chronology of Egypt. They are satisfied with the verities of the Bible and Monumental facts, which may be epitomised as follows: — Patriarch Abraham visits Egypt about B.C. *; … Lees verder

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