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The History of Israel, vol. 3: The Rise and Splendour of the Hebrew Monarchy
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The History of Israel, vol. 3: The Rise and Splendour of the Hebrew Monarchy


Longman 1878

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Saul, David, and Solomon were the first three monarchs of Israel. In the third volume of Georg Heinrich Ewald’s monumental History of Israel he details the reign of each of these monumental Biblical figures. Drawing from decades of careful scholarship and experience as a Hebrew and biblical scholar, Ewald provides insights for anyone looking to gain a fuller understanding of these crucial early kings of Israel.

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Key Features

  • Chronological ordering of historical Old Testament figures
  • Scholarly historical writings that are easily accessible to all
  • In Depth analysis of the first three monarchs of Israel


  • Introduction
    • Need of an Undivided Human Authority
    • Peculiar Modifications of Monarchy by The Side of the Theocracy
    • Diminution of The Violence Inherent in Jahveism
  • Section I. Foundation of the Monarchy; The Period of Saul and David
    • Saul and His House
      • Saul’s Election as King
      • Saul’s Prophetic Rejection
      • The Fall of Saul and His House
    • David
      • The Early History of David
      • Commencement of David’s Independent Rule
      • David as King of Israel
  • Section II. The Splendour of The Monarchy; The Age of Solomon
    • The Beginning of Solomon’s Reign
    • The Organization and Greatness of Solomon’s Government
    • The Results of Solomon’s Reign
    • Later Representations of Solomon

Product Details

  • Title: The History of Israel, vol. 3: The Rise and Splendour of the Hebrew Monarchy
  • Author: Georg Heinrich Ewald
  • Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Company
  • Publication Date: 1878
  • Pages: 376

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.