Jahn's Biblical Archaeology

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Flagg and Gould, 1823 - Bible - 532 pages
 

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Contents

Extent and boundaries of the Hebrew territories
13
Face of the country mountains
14
Plains
15
Forests
16
Deserts
17
The Jordan Lake Merom and Gennesareth
18
The Dead
19
Other Rivers
20
On the climate of Palestine
22
Fertility of the soil
24
Calamities to which Palestine is subject
26
Division of Palestine among the Israelites
28
Division of Palestine in the time of Christ
30
Internal structure of Tents
31
OF DWELLINGS Sect 26 The earliest shelters were shady trees and caves 27 The more recent Troglodytes or dwellers in caves
32
Size of Houses
36
Form and roof of Houses
37
Chambers and other Apartments
39
Doors and methods of securing them
41
Windows 39 Materials for building
42
Household furniture and utensils
44
Villages Towns Cities
46
OF THE NOMADES
48
Antiquity c of the Nomades 43 Of Pastures 44 Emigrations of the Nomades
50
Fountains and Cisterns
51
Flocks of the Nomades
53
Animals of the Oxkind
54
Of Asses and mules 49 Of Camels
57
Horses
59
Dogs
60
Of Hunting 53 Of Robberies committed on Travellers
62
ON AGRICULTURE Sect 54 Its value and importance
63
Laws of Moses in regard to Agriculture
64
Estimation in which Agriculture was held 57 Means of increasing Fertility
65
Different kinds of Grain
66
Instruments of Agriculture
67
Animals used in Agriculture
68
Preparation of the Land
69
Harvest
70
Threshing Floor
71
Threshing
72
Ventilation
73
Of Vines and Vineyards
74
Situation and arrangement of Vineyards
75
Culture of Vineyards
76
Vintage and Winepress
77
Gardens
78
Of OliveTrees
79
The FigTree
80
The Pomegranate
81
The Balsam
82
The Palm
83
Terebinths and Pistacias
84
Bees and Honey
85
Fishing 79 The Fallow Year
86
OF THE ARTS
87
On the Origin of the Arts 81 State of the Arts from the Deluge till Moses 82 The Arts among the Hebrews in the time of Moses 83 Arts among the He...
88
State of the Arts after the Captivity
89
Antiquity of the Art of writing
90
The extension of alphabetical writing
92
Materials and Instruments of writing
93
Respecting Books
95
Of Epistles 90 On Poetry
96
Character of the Hebrew Poetry
97
On Musick 93 Uses of Musick among the Hebrews
99
Stringed Instruments
100
Wind Instruments
101
Different sorts of Drums
102
On Dancing CHAP VI
104
ON THE SCIENCES Sect 98 The origin of the Sciences
105
History Genealogy and Chronology
106
Arithmetick Mathematicks Astronomy and Astrology
107
Antiquity of Commerce 108 Commerce of the Phenicians Arabians and Egyptians
108
Mercantile Routs
109
Division of Day and Night 102 Of Weeks
110
Of the Months and the Year
111
Weights and Measures
112
Surveying the Mechanick Arts and Geography
113
Of Medicine
114
Physicks Natural History and Philosophy
116
NOTE Academical Degree
118
CONTENTS
123
Hollow Measures
125
Of Weights and Money
126
Of Weights and Money before the Captivity
127
Weights and Money after the Captivity Chap VIII
128
ON CLOTHING Sect 118 Materials of which clothes were made
132
Colours of Cloths
133
The Tunick
134
The Girdle
135
Of Upper Garments
136
Sandals and Shoes
138
Of the Beard
139
Of the Hair 126 Coverings for the Head
140
Of the Veil
141
Staff Seal and Rings
142
Ladies Rings and Pendants 130 Necklaces Bracelets
143
Amulets 132 Mirrors
144
Purse and Napkins See 134 Painting and Branding or Sealing 135 Dress at Festivals and on occasions of Mourning CHAP IX
145
CONCERNING FOOD AND FEASTS Sect 136 Of Food in general 137 Preparation of Food by Fire
147
Of Mills
148
Grinding 140 Baking bread in an oven
149
On the different kinds of Food
151
Of Roasting
152
Interdicted Food
153
Beverage
154
Time and circumstances of taking Refreshment
155
Table and method of Sitting
156
Mode of Eating 148 On Feasts
157
Hospitality of the Orientals
159
ON THE STATE OF DOMESTICK SOCIETY Sect 150 Precautions against Fornication
160
Polygamy
161
The choice of a Wife
162
The Marriage Vow and Dowry
163
Celebration of Nuptials
164
Concubines
165
Fruitfulness in the Marriage state 157 Marriage of a Childless Brothers Widow
166
Concerning Adultery
167
The Suspected Wife 160 Bill of Divorce
168
Child Birth
170
Circumcision 163 Antiquity of Circumcision
171
On the Naming of Children
172
Concerning the FirstBorn
173
The Nurture of Children
175
The power of the Father
176
Of the Testament or Will
177
Respecting Slaves
178
Ways in which men became Slaves
179
Condition of slaves among the Hebrews
180
Condition of slaves among other Nations
183
CHARACTER AND SOCIAL INTERCOURSE OF THE HEBREWS Sect 173 Character of the Hebrews
185
Propriety and refinement of Manners
187
Mode of Salutation
188
Op Visiting 177 Of Gifts
191
Kinds of presents and methods of bringing them
192
Publick Honours
193
Conversation and Bathing
194
Treatment of the Jews to strangers
196
The Poor and Beggars
197
Levitical Defilements CHAP XII
198
OF DISEASES Sect 184 Of Diseases generally
200
Disease of the Philistines mentioned in 1 Sam 56
201
Disease of King Jehoram 187 False Conceptions
202
Countries where the Leprosy prevails
203
Beginnings and progress ot Leprosy Note I On Bohak as distinct from infectious Leprosy
206
On the Leprosy of Gaudaloupe
207
On the Pestilence
209
The disease of Saul and Nebuchadnezzar
212
Respecting Demoniacks
213
Demoniacks were possessed with a Devil
214
General view of the opposite Argument
217
Symptoms in Demoniacks the same with those in dis eased persons
218
The Apostles Evangelists and Christ regarded Demo niacks as diseased persons
221
Real possessions inconsistent with the doctrine of
228
sus and his Apostles 198 The Pool near the SheepMarket at Jerusalem
229
Concerning Paralyticks 200 The death of Judas Iscariot
232
Sepulchral Monuments
244
Burning of the Corpse 211 Of Mourning
245
Other causes of Mourning
248
ON POLITICAL ANTIQUITIES Chap I
249
ON THE HEBREW COMMONWEALTH Sect 213 Patriarchal Government
251
The Fundamental Law of the Mosaic lostitutions
252
Condition of the Hebrews as respected other Nations
254
Principal Officers in the Hebrew State 217 Connection of the Tribes with each other
258
The COMITIA or Legislative Assemblies
259
Form of Government a mixed
261
The Ruler of the Israelitish Community
263
The Theocracy
264
OF KINGS OFFICERS OF STATE AND OTHER MAGIS TRATES Sect 223 The Anointing of Kings
275
Royal Robe Diadem and Crown 225 The Throne
277
The Sceptre
279
The Royal Table
280
Seclusion of Kings Journeys
281
Royal Palace and Gardens 230 Veneration paid to Kings and Titles which were be stowed upon them
282
The duties of the Hebrew Monarchs
284
Extent of the Royal power and prerogatives
285
Methods of promulgating Laws
286
On the Royal Revenues
287
Magistrates under the Monarchy
289
Officers of the Palace
290
The Kings Harem
292
The method in which the Officers and others held in tercourse with the King
293
Magistrates during and after the Captivity
294
Tetrarchs
295
Roman Procurators
296
Of the Tribute and Half Shekel of the Temple 234
297
CONTENTS
298
OF TRIALS AND PUNISHMENTS Sect 243 Of Judges
299
The Sanhedrin NOTE Of the Sanhedrin instituted by Moses
301
Other Tribunals in the time of Christ
303
The time of Trials 247 The Forum or place of Trials
304
Form of Trial
305
Prisons and Tortures
307
Regulations etc in respect to Debtors
309
On Usury
310
The smallest Punishment
311
Fines and Indemnifications
312
Punishment of Theft
313
Corporal punishments
314
On Retaliation
315
Mosaic Punishments
316
Excision from the people Excommunication
318
Of punishments which consist of Posthumous insults
319
Punishments introduced from other Nations
320
Crucifixion as practised among the Romans
322
The cruelties of Crucifixion
324
The Publick Executioner 264 Of the BloodAvenger and Cities of Refuge
326
Of the unknown Murderer
327
ON MILITARY AFFAIRS SECT 266 General view of Military Science
329
General Military Enrolment
330
Of the Levy for Actual Service Divisions etc introduced into Armies
331
Military Reviews and Inspections 271 Of Shields
334
The Helmet 273 Cuirass Breastplate or coat of Mail
336
Greaves and Military Frock 275 On Fortifications
337
Arms with which the Soldiers fought hand to hand
340
Of Javelins 278 Of the Bow Arrow and Quiver
341
Of the Sling
342
Of Engines used in war 281 Battering Rams
343
Respecting the Cavalry 269
344
HISTORICAL VIEW OF THE RELIGION OF THE BIBLE
377
Respecting the knowledge of God before the time of Christ as developed by Philosophy
395
On the condition of man after Death
396
Respecting the propagation of Judaism
398
General state of Jewish affairs
400
On the antiquity of the Jewish Religious sects 318 On the doctrine of the Pharisees
402
Defects in the Moral principles and practice of the Pharisees
404
On the traditions of the Pharisees
405
Galileans and Zealots
407
Respecting the Sadducees
408
Essenes and Therapeutae
410
Concerning the Hellenists
411
Concerning Proselytes
412
Concerning the Samaritans
414
OF SACRED PLACES Sect 327 Of Sacred Places in general
417
Of the Tabernacle
418
The Altar and Brazen Laver
419
The Golden Candlestick
420
Of the Table of ShewBread
421
The Altar of Incense 333 Ark of the Covenant in the Holy of Holies
422
Respecting the Holy Land
423
Of Jerusalem the Holy City
424
Mount Moriah
426
Of the Temple of Solomon
427
The Sanctuary of Solomons Temple
428
Of the Temple of Zerubbabel
430
Of the Temple of Herod
431
Of the Gates of Herods Temple
432
Porches in the Temple of Herod
433
Of the Sanctuary
435
Origin of Synagogues 345 Of the Structure etc of Synagogues
436
OF SACRED SEASONS Sect 346 On the Antiquity of the Sabbath
438
On the design of the Sabbath
440
Concerning those things which were to be omitted on the Sabbath
441
done on the Sabbath
443
Concerning the Sabbatick Year 351 Of the Year of Jubilee
444
New Moons and Feast of the New Year
446
Tabernacles
447
Concerning the Pentecost 350 Of the Feast of Tabernacles
450
On the Day of Propitiation
452
Concerning other Fasts
454
Of the Feast of Purim 360 On the Festival Encaenia otherwise called the Festi val of the purification of the Temple Chap IV
455
OF SACRED PERSONS Sect 361 Of the Jews as considered a Holy people
456
Of persons officially employed in discharging Religious duties
457
Of the servants who were allotted to the Sanctuary
458
Of the consecration of the Levites 365 Of the duties of the Levites 366 Of the Priests
459
The consecration of the Priests and of the HighPriest
462
Concerning the dress of the Priests
463
Of the duties of the Priests 370 Dress of the HighPriest
465
Some account of Urim and THUMMIM
466
Note Remarks of Michaelis on URIM and Thummim
467
On the question Whether Priests and Levites were
468
Publick Teachers
469
Officers in the Synagogues CHAP V
470
OF SACRED THINGS Sect 373 On the question What is a Sacrifice ? 374 On the Origin of Sacrifices
472
On the division or kinds of Sacrifices
474
The place of Sacrifices
475
Of Bloody Sacrifices
476
Ceremonies at the offering of Sacrifices
477
Concerning Holocausts or whole burntofferings
480
Of Sinofferings
481
Of TrespassOfferings
482
Peace and Thank Offerings 383 Of CovenantSacrifices
483
Of the meaning of Sacrifices
485
Of Bloodless Sacrifices
487
Of the Purification of the Unclean
488
Of the Red Heifer 387 Purification of Leprous Persons
489
Concerning the FirstBorn
490
Of the Firstfruits
491
Of Tythes
492
Of the Sacred
493
Concerning Oaths
494
Concerning Vows
496
Of Affirmative Vows Of the Vow called CHEREM
497
Of Negative vows the Nazarite
498
Concerning Prayers
499
Of the Worship in the Synagogues
501
The language in which the service was performed in the Synagogues 399 Mode of worship practised by the Apostles
503
CONCERNING IDOLATRY Secr 400 Of Idol Deities
505
Altars Statues Temples Groves
508
Sacrifices prayers festivals purifications mysteries
510
Concerning divinations
512
State of Idolatry in the time of Christ
515
Of images made for sacred purposes
517
Of the Host or army of Heaven
518
Of the Sun and the god Baal
519
Of other Baals or Baalim
521
Of Astarte Ashtaroth or the Moon as an object of worship
524
Of Tammuz and Adonis
525
Moloc Molec Malcom Milcom
526
Concerning Chiun and Remphan 413 Of Teraphim
528
Of Dagon
529
Of other deities
531

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