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An Introduction to the Books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther
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An Introduction to the Books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther


Religious Tract Society 1885

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Concisely examining the books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther, A. H. Sayce draws upon biblical and non-biblical sources to offer contexualized studies for in-depth clarification and elucidation.

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Key Features

  • Examines the books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther
  • Provides a chronological table
  • Offers a translation of the great inscription of Darius

Praise for the Print Edition

All the light thrown upon these historical books by recent archaeological discoveries, more especially by inscriptions, is here made use of, as more fully in the author’s ‘Fresh Light from the Ancient Monuments,’ to which he refers his readers. The illustrative value of this little book is very great.

The British Quarterly Review

Product Details

  • Title: An Introduction to the Books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther
  • Author: A. H. Sayce
  • Publisher: The Religious Tract Society
  • Publication Date: 1885
  • Pages: 136

About A. H. Sayce

A. H. Sayce (1846–1933) was educated at Queen’s College in Oxford before becoming a professor of philogy at the University of Oxford. Sayce later went on to become the chair of Assyriology. A. H. Sayce is notable for his many works on Assyriology including An Assyrian Grammar, Lectures upon the Assyrian Language, Assyria: Its Princes, Priests, and People, and Social Life Among the Assyrians and Babylonians.