Fb2 History of Jerusalem : One City, Three Faiths ePub
by Karen Armstrong
|Publisher:||Harpercollins Pub Ltd (June 30, 1997)|
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Like Karen Armstrong's A History of God, Jerusalem is a book for the ages. Venerated for millennia by three faiths, torn by irreconcilable conflict, conquered, rebuilt, and mourned for again and again, Jerusalem is a sacred city whose very sacredness has engendered terrible tragedy.
Like Karen Armstrong's A History of God, Jerusalem is a book for the ages. The Baltimore Sun "A WORK OF IMPRESSIVE SWEEP AND GRANDEUR.
It is a juxtaposing journey that Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths brings clarity and rouses contemplation. A concise history of a complicated city. This book has changed the way I view not only Islam, but all three of the major religions forever. 5 people found this helpful. 10 people found this helpful.
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There were also uprisings in the city of Jerusalem itself. Yet Abdi-Hepa did not want Egyptian troops to be sent to Jerusalem. Others claim, on the basis of the literary evidence, that the Jebusites, who were closely related to the Hittites, did not arrive in the country until after the fall of the Hittite empire, which was situated in what is now northern Turkey, in about 1200 BC. 7 It is impossible to be certain about this one way or the other.
Jerusalem played no part in the formative events in which the new nation of Israel found its soul. We have seen that even at the time when the books of Joshua and Judges were written, some Israelites saw the city as an essentially foreign place, a predominantly Jebusite city. Jerusalem may not have been the most venerable or powerful of the Canaanite city-states, but, compared with David’s upstart kingdom, it was of considerable antiquity, was powerfully fortified, and, over the years, had earned the reputation of being impregnable. When David’s troops arrived at the foot of the Ophel, the Jebusites jeered contemptuously: You will not get in here.
ГлавнаяИсторическая литератураKaren ArmstrongA History of Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths. He soon realized the folly of his arrogance: it was impossible for Jerusalem to withstand the power of Assyria. Уменьшить шрифт (-) Увеличить шрифт (+). Karen Armstrong A History of Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths. Once Sennacherib, the new king, had quelled the revolts in Babylon and other parts of Mesopotamia, he began to move westward toward Jerusalem.
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Bbook Summary History of Jerusalem: One City, Three Faiths by Karen Armstrong Jerusalem has probably cast more of a spell over the human imagination than any other city in the world. This work traces the turbulent history of Jerusalem from the prehistoric era, the Biblical period, Jerusalem under the Byzantines, Arabs, Ottomans, British, Jordanians and since, 1967, the Israelis.
One City Three Faiths. This book was first published in 1996
One City Three Faiths. For my mother, Eileen Armstrong. This book was first published in 1996. At that time, the situation in Jerusalem looked extremely grave and it was difficult to see how the conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians could be resolved. But at least people were talking about peace.