The Annual of the American School of Oriental Research in Jerusalem

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Page 38 - Joash the king of Israel took Amaziah king of Judah, the son of Joash, the son of Jehoahaz, at Beth-shemesh, and brought him to Jerusalem, and brake down the wall of Jerusalem from the gate of Ephraim to the corner gate, four hundred cubits.
Page 60 - Nevertheless, the high places are not taken away, the people still sacrifice and burn offerings in the high places." In spite of the teachings of Judaism, Christianity, Muhammadanism, the high places still exist in rural Palestine, and we may well believe that they survived Josiah's first attempt to extirpate them. History also shows us a good reason for their speedy return. The young...
Page 35 - And the house, when it was in building, was built of stone made ready at the quarry : and there was neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron heard 8 in the house, while it was in building.
Page 72 - Let no one impart the eucharist to the bodies of the dead ; for it is written, Take, and eat ; but the bodies of the dead can neither take nor eat.
Page 29 - ... excavation undertaken by the American School exactly twenty years ago. The late Prof. HG Mitchell writes on the modern wall of Jerusalem, an exceedingly detailed study, with 71 plates. It is noteworthy that the wall is an irregular quadrilateral, which looks as if its builders deliberately avoided the cardinal points, since none of its sides or corners looks squarely towards any one of them. He deals with the material, its source, the method of quarrying the stones, the effect of the climate...

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