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The History of Israel, vol. 1: Introduction and Preliminary History
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The History of Israel, vol. 1: Introduction and Preliminary History


Longman 1883

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Georg Heinrich Ewald’s eight-volume The History of Israel, offers a carefully documented comprehensive survey of Israel’s history. Here in the first volume, Introduction and Preliminary History, Ewald begins with a break-down of early sources for Israel’s history and continues to give an outline of the history of Israel. This volume is a valuable tool for Old Testament studies, packed with insights for anyone looking to gain a fuller understanding of this period. Ewald’s decades of thorough research and extensive knowledge of the Hebrew language will benefit all who use these resources.

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Key Features

  • Chronological ordering of historical Old Testament figures
  • Scholarly historical writings that are easily accessible
  • In-depth introduction of Israel’s history


  • Introduction
    • Design of This History
    • Sources of the Early History
    • Chronology of the Ancient History
    • Territory of This History
  • History of Israel
    • Israel before the Migration to Egypt
      • General Notions
      • The First Two Ages
      • The Tried Age
    • Migration of Israel to Egypt
      • General Notions
      • Joseph According to the Israelite Tradition
      • Joseph as the First-Born of Israel

Product Details

  • Title: The History of Israel, vol. 1: Introduction and Preliminary History
  • Author: Georg Heinrich Ewald
  • Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Company
  • Publication Date: 1883
  • Pages: 473

About Georg Heinrich Ewald

Georg Heinrich Ewald was born in Germany, where he spent his life as a biblical scholar and professor at the University of Gottingen. He devoted his life to Hebrew studies and wrote much-loved text on Hebrew grammar—on which all subsequent Hebrew grammars have been based. Other well-known books of his include Commentary on the Prophets of the Old Testament (5 vols.). Ewald died in 1875.