The Old Testament In the Light of The Historical Records and Legends of Assyria and Babylonia
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The Old Testament In the Light of The Historical Records and Legends of Assyria and Babylonia

By Theophilus G. (Theophilus Goldridge) Pinches
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Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Foreword
  • Chapter I. The Early Traditions Of The Creation.
    • Sidelights:—Merodach.
    • The God Aa, Ae, Or Ea.
    • Anšar And Kišar (pp. 16, 17, 20, etc.).
    • Tiamat.
  • Chapter II. The History, As Given In The Bible, From The Creation To The Flood.
    • Adam.
  • Chapter III. The Flood.
    • The Eleventh Tablet Of The Gilgameš Series, Containing The Story Of The Flood.
    • Appendix. The Second Version Of The Flood-Story.
  • Chapter IV. Assyria, Babylonia, And The Hebrews, With Reference To The So-Called Genealogical Table.
    • The Tower Of Babel.
    • The Patriarchs To Abraham.
  • Chapter V. Babylonia At The Time Of Abraham.
    • The Religious Element.
    • The King.
    • The People.
      • 1.
      • 2.
      • 3.
    • 1.
    • 2.
    • 3.
    • “Year of Šamaš and Rimmon.”
  • Chapter VI. Abraham.
    • Salem.
  • Chapter VII. Isaac, Jacob, And Joseph.
  • Chapter VIII. The Tel-El-Amarna Tablets And The Exodus.
  • Chapter IX. The Nations With Whom The Israelites Came Into Contact.
    • Amorites.
    • Hittites.
    • Jebusites.
    • Girgashites.
    • Moabites.
  • Chapter X. Contact Of The Hebrews With The Assyrians.
    • Sennacherib.
    • Esarhaddon.
    • Aššur-Banî-Âpli.
  • Chapter XI. Contact Of The Hebrews With The Later Babylonians.
  • Chapter XII. Life At Babylon During The Captivity, With Some Reference To The Jews.
    • I.
      • The Earliest Mention Of Nabonidus.
    • The Earliest Mention Of Nabonidus.
    • II.
      • A Loan Granted On Security At Erech.
      • The Work Upon A Plantation.
      • Sale Of An Ass.
      • Jews And Babylonians During The Captivity.
      • The Dead Slave.
      • A Right Of Way.
      • The Story Of Abil-Addu-Nathanu And Bunanitum.
      • The Purchase Of The House At Borsippa.
      • The Loan To Make Up The Sum Required To Purchase The Property.
      • A First Payment Made After The Death Of Abil-Addu-Nathānu.
      • The Legal Action After The Death Of Abil-Addu-Nathānu.
      • The Final Repayment Of The Loan To Iddina-Marduk.
      • Ê-Sagila-Râmat And Her Father-In-Law's Slave.
      • Iddina-Nabû Sells His Egyptian Slave And Her Infant.
    • A Loan Granted On Security At Erech.
    • The Work Upon A Plantation.
    • Sale Of An Ass.
    • Jews And Babylonians During The Captivity.
    • The Dead Slave.
    • A Right Of Way.
    • The Story Of Abil-Addu-Nathanu And Bunanitum.
    • The Purchase Of The House At Borsippa.
    • The Loan To Make Up The Sum Required To Purchase The Property.
    • A First Payment Made After The Death Of Abil-Addu-Nathānu.
    • The Legal Action After The Death Of Abil-Addu-Nathānu.
    • The Final Repayment Of The Loan To Iddina-Marduk.
    • Ê-Sagila-Râmat And Her Father-In-Law's Slave.
    • Iddina-Nabû Sells His Egyptian Slave And Her Infant.
  • Chapter XIII. The Decline Of Babylon.
  • Appendix. The Stele Inscribed With The Laws Of Ḫammurabi.
    • The Laws Of Ḫammurabi.
      • Introduction.
      • The Laws.
      • Babylon And The Bible.
        • Canaan.
        • The Sabbath.
        • (The Duties Of The 7th Day).
        • Was The Flood A “Sin-Flood”?
        • Jahweh (Jehovah).
      • Canaan.
      • The Sabbath.
      • (The Duties Of The 7th Day).
      • Was The Flood A “Sin-Flood”?
      • Jahweh (Jehovah).
      • Additional Notes To Ḫammurabi's Laws.
    • Introduction.
    • The Laws.
    • Babylon And The Bible.
      • Canaan.
      • The Sabbath.
      • (The Duties Of The 7th Day).
      • Was The Flood A “Sin-Flood”?
      • Jahweh (Jehovah).
    • Canaan.
    • The Sabbath.
    • (The Duties Of The 7th Day).
    • Was The Flood A “Sin-Flood”?
    • Jahweh (Jehovah).
    • Additional Notes To Ḫammurabi's Laws.
  • Appendix To The Third Edition.
    • The Hittites.
    • The Ḫabiri.
    • A Letter Apparently From Prince Belshazzar (see pp. 446-451).
    • The Aramaic Papyri From Elephantine.
  • Notes And Additions.
  • Index.
  • Footnotes
  • Credits
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