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Nineveh and its palaces

Joseph Bonomi

Nineveh and its palaces

the discoveries of Botta and Layard, applied to the elucidation of Holy Writ.

by Joseph Bonomi

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Published by George Bell in London, New York .
Written in English


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Includes index.

The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,537p. :
Number of Pages537
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19580911M

SELECT A BOOK CHAPTER "The recent excavations, says Rawlinson, "have shown that fire" was a great instrument in the destruction of the Nineveh "palaces. Calcined alabaster, charred wood, and charcoal," "colossal statues split through with heat, are met with in parts" "of the Nineveh mounds, and attest the veracity of prophecy." "Nineveh in. Of all the Minor Prophets the Book of Nahum has received the greatest and strongest light from the discoveries of the last half-century. The exact location of Nineveh, its fortifications, some of its palaces, its means of defense, its invincible kings, its armies, its amusements, its libraries, and its indescribable cruelty are now known.

dens, parks, game-parks, canals, palaces, temples, and houses. This must have been a breathtaking experience, and the combination and grandeur of these features certainly distinguished Nineveh from almost every other ancient city. In addition to its imposing architectural features, for its time, Nineveh was also extremely large. A. Austin Henry Layard [–], Nineveh and its Remains, abridged. London: John Murray, Hbk. pp The author carried out excavations in what is now Iraq in the s & 50s, uncovering four palaces of the Assyrian kings, most significantly those of Ashurnasirpal II and Sennacherib.

Nineveh and Nimrud Palaces received an award from the initiative for protective efforts carried out at the sites. These included the reinstallation of the protective cover over Sennacherib’s palace at Nineveh and the stationing of guards at both palaces, which had protected the ruins from vandals and allowed them to function as site museums. Layard, Austen Henry, Ninevah and its palaces: the discoveries of Botta and Layard, applied to the elucidation of Holy writ. (London: Ingram, Cooke & co., ), also by Joseph Bonomi and Paul Emile Botta (page images at HathiTrust) Layard, Austen .


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Joseph Bonomi the Younger () was a British artist, sculptor, and Egyptologist, who worked closely with the British Museum and made great contributions to the field of Egyptology. Bonomi’s love of history and culture inspired many of the works on Egypt, Nubia, Ethiopia, and Mesopotamia that he wrote and illustrated.

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The book of the prophet Nahum is almost exclusively taken up with prophetic denunciations against Nineveh.

Its ruin and utter desolation are foretold. Its end was strange, sudden, and tragic. According to the Bible, it was God's doing, His judgment on Assyria's pride (Isaiah –19). In fulfillment of prophecy, God made "an utter end of the Location: Mosul, Nineveh Governorate, Iraq.

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Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldaean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis, J.

Murray, - Nineveh (Extinct city) 2 Reviews. Preview this book Oh that they were printed in a book. That they were graven with an iron pen and lead In the rock for ever!3/5(2). Page - And when these days were expired, the king made a feast unto all the people that were present in Shushan the palace, both unto great and small, seven days, in the court of the garden of the king's palace; where were white, green, and blue, hangings, fastened with cords of fine linen and purple to silver rings and pillars of marble: the beds were of gold and silver, upon a pavement.

Get this from a library. Nineveh and its palaces: the discoveries of Botta and Layard applied to the elucidation of Holy Writ. [Joseph Bonomi]. Nineveh, the capital of the Assyrian Empire from to B.C.E., is well-known not only because of its important role in ancient history but also because of its “press.” The city and the empire for which it stands feature prominently in entertaining biblical stories such as Jonah, and major museums around the world proudly display larger-than-life Assyrian sculpture, feeding our.

The Book of Nahum consists of two parts: Chapter one shows the majesty and might of God the LORD in goodness and severity. Chapters two and three describe the fall of Nineveh, which later took place in BC.

Nineveh is compared to Thebes, the Egyptian city that Assyria itself had destroyed in BC. Nineveh in its glory was In this book no mention is made of Assyria or the Assyrians, the king to whom the prophet was sent being termed the "king of Nineveh," and his subjects "the people of Nineveh." Assyria is first called a kingdom in the time of Menahem, about B.C.

The palaces at Nineveh were built upon extensive artificial. Nineveh is not mentioned again in Scripture till the days of Jonah, when it is described as a great and populous city, the flourishing capital of the Assyrian empire (2 Kings ; Isaiah ).

So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city, a three-day journey in extent. Nineveh in its glory was The palaces at Nineveh were built upon extensive artificial platforms between 30 and 50 ft.

high, either of sundried brick, as at Nimroud, or of earth and rubbish, as at Kouyunjik. An oracle about Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV). Jun 04,  · Nineveh and Its Palaces; Nineveh and Its Palaces.

The Discoveries of Botta and Layard, Applied to the Elucidation of Holy Writ This book describes the discovery of Assyrian sites in Nineveh by interspersing journeys and descriptions of people and places with accounts of archaeological discoveries. Layard's romantic view of the countryside.

Internet Archive BookReader Nineveh and its palaces. The discoveries of Botta and Layard, applied to the elucidation of Holy Writ. Full text of "Nineveh and Its Palaces: The Discoveries of Botta and Layard, Applied to the Elucidation of Holy See other formats.

III. Palaces at Nineveh Proper. The palaces at Nineveh were built upon extensive artificial platforms between 30 and 50 ft. high, either of sundried brick, as at Nimroud, or of earth and rubbish, as at Kouyunjik.

It is thought that they were faced with masonry, and that access was gained to them by means of flights of deep steps, or sloping.

Nineveh, the oldest and most-populous city of the ancient Assyrian empire, situated on the east bank of the Tigris River and encircled by the modern city of Mosul, Iraq.

It was located at the intersection of important trade routes and its proximity to the Tigris added to the value of the fertile lands in the district. Nineveh is very much a character-driven book, there is a plot but the focus is mainly on Katya and the deserted estate Nineveh which is very much a character in itself.

It is, in my opinion, a story about nature, not the phenomena of the physical world but traits and qualities/5. A subsequent verse () tells that its infant population alone numbered "more than a hundred and twenty thousand persons." Even if this is somewhat exaggerated, it is probable that the number of Nineveh's inhabitants at the pinnacle of its greatness in the seventh century B C.E.

was indeed extremely large (see *Jonah).NINEVEH. Ancient city of Assyria and its capital under the last kings of the Assyrian Empire. Its position on the eastern bank of the Tigris (opposite modern Mosul) where this river is joined by the Khosar River made the site a natural fortress, for water from the latter stream, which ran through the center of the city, could be diverted to fill the moats on the north, east, and south sides of.and Khorsabad, and the Englishman Austen Henry Layard at Nimrud, Kuyunjik, Nabī Yūnus, and other sites.

Layard’s popular account of his excavations, Nineveh and Its Remains (), became the earliest and one of the most successful archaeological best-sellers.

In Henry Creswicke Rawlinson became the first man to decipher the.