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Identifier: pictorialhistory01kitt
Title: The pictorial history of Palestine and the Holy land including a complete history of the Jews
Year: 1844 (1840s)
Authors: Kitto, John, 1804-1854
Subjects: Jews -- History Palestine -- History
Publisher: London C. Knight
Contributing Library: Princeton Theological Seminary Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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nd cedar were imported from Syria, andpart of the contributions exacted from theconquered tribes of Ethiopia and Asia con-sisted in ebony, and other rare woods, whichwere annually brought by the chiefs deputedto present their countrys tribute to theEgyptian monarchs. Boxes, tables, chairs, sofas, and otherpieces of furniture, were frequently made ofebony, inlaid with ivory, sycamore, and acaciawere veneered with thin layers, or ornamentedwith carved devices, of rare wood, applied, orlet into them ; and a fondness for this displaysuggested to the Egyptians the art of paintingcommon boards, to imitate foreign varieties, sogenerally adopted at the present day. The colours were usually applied on a thincoating of stucco, laid smoothly upon thepreviously prepared wood, and the variousknots and grains painted upon this groundindicated the quality of the wood they intendedto courterfeit.* * Ancient Egyptians, Vol. ii. 177, 1/8; vol. iii. 1G7—9. CHAPTER IV. ISRAEL, FROM 990 b.c. to 931 b.c.

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[Samaria (^ebaste). From Labortles Syria.] TuE period which occupies the remaining chapters of the present book has been liithertoconsidered as the Gordian knot of Sacred Chronology; the intricacy of which all the chrono-loo-ers have complained of, but none have been able to unravel. The difficulty of harmomsmgthe reigns of the kings of Judah and Israel together has principally arisen; 1. from the dis-cordance in some of the correspondences in the years of their respective reigns, with the directleno-ths of those reigns; and, 2. from not critically determining the duration of the twointerregnums, or vacancies, in the succession of the latter kings, so as to make them correspondwith the former throughout.* Hales, vol. ii.p. 372. 4 A 2 548 HISTORY OF PALESTINE. [Cook IV. All this has been adjusted and harmonised by Dr. Hales in the following Table, on datawhich he has fully explained in his Analysis:— Kings of Judah. Kings of Israkl. Names. Years. B.C. Names. Years. B. C. 1 Rehoboam 1

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bookid:pictorialhistory01kitt bookyear:1844 bookdecade:1840 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Kitto__John__1804_1854 booksubject:Jews____History booksubject:Palestine____History bookpublisher:London_C__Knight bookcontributor:Princeton_Theological_Seminary_Library booksponsor:MSN bookleafnumber:562 bookcollection:Princeton bookcollection:americana

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