Jerusalem, the city of Herod and Saladin

by Walter Besant

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, Publisher: J.B. Lippincott in London, Philadelphia

Written in English
Published: Pages: 532 Downloads: 398
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Subjects:

  • Jerusalem -- History.,
  • Jerusalem -- Description and travel.

Edition Notes

Statementby Walter Besant and E. H. Palmer.
ContributionsPalmer, Edward Henry, 1840-1882.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS109.9
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 532 p. :
Number of Pages532
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18687993M

Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams, ISBN Seller Inventory # “A man who has not seen Jerusalem in its splendor has never seen a beautiful city in his life” (Talmud, Succah 51b). From Christianity: Of Jerusalem, Jesus said, “It is the city of the great King” (Matt. ), and the Apostle Paul taught, “Come unto mount Sion, and unto the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem” (Heb. Jerusalem The Biography (eBook): Sebag Montefiore, Simon: Jerusalem is the epic history of three thousand years of faith, fanaticism, bloodshed, and coexistence, from King David to the 21st century, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam to the Israel-Palestine conflict. How did this small, remote town become the Holy City, the "center of the world" and now the key to .   Jerusalem, sacred to the Peoples of the Book, is the city of the Book: the Bible is, in many ways, Jerusalem’s own chronicle and its readers, from the Jews and early Christians via the Muslim conquerors and the Crusaders to today’s American evangelists, have repeatedly altered her history to fulfil biblical prophecy/5(40).

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Jerusalem, the City of Herod and Saladin Contents: Introductory -- The siege of Jerusalem -- From Titus to Omar -- The Mohammedan conquest -- The Christian the city of Herod and Saladin book -- The first Crusade -- King Godfrey -- King Baldwin I. -- King Baldwin II.

Jerusalem, the city of Herod and Saladin by Besant, Walter, Sir, ; Palmer, Edward Henry, Publication date Topics Jerusalem -- History, Jerusalem -- Description and travel Publisher London, R. Bentley and son Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California LibrariesPages: Jerusalem, the City of Herod and Saladin.

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By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a. CHAPTER I. - INTRODUCTORY. It is our the city of Herod and Saladin book to write a book which may serve as a historical account, complete so far as it goes, of the principal events with which Jerusalem is concerned, from the time when its history, as connected with the Bible, ceases, till the present; that is to say, from the year A.D.

33 downwards. About Jerusalem “This is an essential book for those who wish to understand a city that remains a nexus of world affairs.” —Booklist (starred) Jerusalem is the epic history of three thousand years of faith, fanaticism, bloodshed, and coexistence, from King David to the 21st century, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam to the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Full text of "Jerusalem, the city of Herod and Saladin" See other formats. Jerusalem (jərōō´sələm, –zələm), Heb. Yerushalayim, Arab.

Al Quds, city ( pop. ,), capital of Israel. East Jerusalem is also claimed by Palestinians as a future capital, and most nations have not formally recognized the city as the capital of Israel in the belief that its status remains to be determined by negotiations. uc-nrlf library of the university of california.

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Palmer | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on Author: Walter Besant. Jerusalem is a masterpiece. 10 stars. Read this book. In Jerusalem Simon Sebag Montefiore presents not just a history of the city but of the region and much of the western world.

One finds that virtually every prophet and charlatan, king, queen, prince and despot, priest, politician, conquerer and crusader in recorded history has some connection to the city and has often trod 4/5.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Jerusalem, the City of Herod and Saladin at nd: Walter Besant. In the yearDhia-ed-din accompanied Saladin upon an expedition against the Franks, in the course of which he was taken prisoner, though subsequently ransomed for sixty thousand dinars.

He was a great favourite with Saladin, and, as has been before mentioned, preached the first sermon in the Masjid el Aksa after the conquest of the Holy City. Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgment Day and the battlefield of today's clash of civilizations.

From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to the Israel-Palestine conflict, this is the epic history of three thousand years of faith, slaughter, fanaticism Brand: Vintage.

Siege of Jerusalem ( BC) and destruction of the city and the First Temple by Nebuchadnezzar II. Siege of Jerusalem (63 BC) by Pompey the Great, intervening in the Hasmonean civil war. Judaea falls under the rule of Ancient Rome for the next seven centuries. Siege of Jerusalem (37 BC) by Herod the Great, ending Hasmonean rule over Judea.

The Book of Bereshitmentions a city called Salem, which mefarashim (commentators) such as the Ramban (d. ) identifies as Jerusalem, ruled by King Melchizedek, probably a title, which means "my king is zedek", where Zedek is believed to refer to the word righteous, or perhaps “The Righteous King”.

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Siege of Jerusalem Summary In the wake of his victory at the Battle of Hattin in JulySaladin conducted a successful campaign in the Christian territories of the Holy Land.

Among those Christian nobles who managed to escape from Hattin was. Jerusalem The Biography (Book): Sebag Montefiore, Simon: Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgment Day and the battlefield of today's clash of civilizations.

From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to the Israel-Palestine. Herod the Great's Siege of Jerusalem (37 BC) was the final step in his campaign to secure the throne of by Roman forces provided by Marcus Antonius (Mark Antony), Herod was able to capture the city and depose Antigonus II Mattathias, ending Hasmonean rule.

The siege appears in the writings of Josephus and Dio on: Jerusalem. Jerusalem: The Biography by Simon Sebag Montefiore 3 reader, MB Overview: Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today’s clash of civilizations.

From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to the. The Battle of Hattin decimated the knights and soldiers of the Latin states. The remnants of the fighting forces of the Kingdom sought refuge in the fortified coastal cities and especially at h the months of July and August, Saladin successively occupied the remaining towns, cities, and castles of the Holy Land.

His initial attack upon Tyre failed, however, and the city ."This is an essential book for those who wish to understand a city that remains a nexus of world affairs." —Booklist (starred) Jerusalem is the epic history of three thousand years of faith, fanaticism, bloodshed, and coexistence, from King David to the 21st century, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam to the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Jerusalem The Biography (Book): Sebag Montefiore, Simon: Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today's clash of civilisations.

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