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|Rare biblical masterpiece now available in English|
|News Releases - Media & Communications|
|Written by World News Daily|
|Friday, 14 June 2013 10:07|
After 300 years, get Ussher's masterpiece, 'Annals of the World'
It has been called "the best ancient history book after the Bible."
Why did Alexander the Great burn his ships in 326 B.C.?
What really happened when the sun "went backward" as a sign to Hezekiah?
What does secular history say about the darkness at the Crucifixion?
In the years 1650-1654, James Ussher set out to write a history of the world from creation to A.D. 70. The result was published in 1658 as the literary classic "The Annals of the World." This famous comprehensive history of the world, originally published in Latin, offers a look at history rarely seen. Ussher traveled throughout Europe, gathering much information from the actual historical documents. Many of these documents are no longer available, having been destroyed since the time of his research.
Integrating biblical history (around 15 percent of the text is from the Bible) with secular sources, Ussher wrote this masterpiece. Considered not only a literary classic, but also an accurate reference, "The Annals of the World" was so highly regarded for its preciseness that the timeline from it was included in the margins of many King James Version Bibles throughout the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
"The Annals of the World" is a necessary addition to any church library, pastor's library, or any library – public or personal. The entire text has been updated from 17th-century English to present-day vernacular in a five-year project commissioned by Master Books. Containing many human-interest stories from the original historical documents collected by Ussher, this is more than just a history book – it's a work of history.
"Annals of the World" Ships FREE today! Read more here!
Important literary work that has been inaccessible in book form for over 300 years
Translated into modern English for the first time
Traces world history from creation through A.D. 70
Over 10,000 footnotes from the original text have been updated to references from works in the Loeb Classical Library by Harvard Press
Over 2,500 citations from the Bible and the Apocrypha
Ussher's original citations have been checked against the latest textual scholarship
One of history's most famous and well-respected historians
Spent over five years researching and writing this book
Entered college at age 13
Received his master's degree at age 18
Was an expert in Semitic languages
Buried in Westminster Abbey
About the book:
Cover presented in the style of classic literary works
Packaged in a beautiful box for display purposes and durability
Chronological presentation of material
This is one of the most important literary, historical and Christian works you'll ever own, a treasure for any home library. It's a must for your homeschool library.
For generations, this classic work was considered part of the essential reading for educated people. Now you can read it – in English.
As a very special added bonus, when you purchase "The Annals of the World" from the WND Superstore, you can also receive – FREE – three issues of our acclaimed monthly Whistleblower magazine, which many have called the best news magazine in the world. That's a $22.50 free value! (Offer good in the U.S. only.) Watch for the free offer during checkout.
The perfect companion to "Annals" is this one – "Adams Chart of History."
This well-known illustrated timeline of earth history was first published in 1871. A vintage reproduction of that acclaimed timeline, this well-known illustrated timeline of earth history was first published in 1871. "Adams Chart of History" is an amazing 27 1/2 inches tall, and the foldout chart features detailed, full-color drawings of various stages of history, from Adam and Eve to the late 19th century. There is handwritten commentary throughout.
Perfect for educational settings or Sunday school walls, it includes the explanatory booklet that was originally published with the chart. The chart follows James Ussher's timeline from "The Annals of the World," the inspiration for Adams' monumental work.
Like "Annals," there is a softcover version of this book at lower price.
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