First published posthumously in 1902, this collection of the lectures of American historian JOHN LORD (1810-1894) is a charming rummage through 6,000 years of European and American history, exploring the past from "the old pagan civilizations" to modern leaders and cultures on both sides of the Atlantic.
This replica edition features all the original illustrations, hard to come by in other recent versions. It will delight both readers of history and lovers of beautiful, classic books.
Volume II: "Jewish Heroes and Prophets" covers:
. Abrahamic faith
. Joseph: Israel in Egypt
. Moses: Jewish jurisprudence
. Samuel: Israel under Judges
. David and the "Israelitish conquests"
. Solomon and the glory of the monarchy
. Elijah and division of the kingdom
. Judas Maccabaeus
. Saint Paul and the spread of Christianity
. and more