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Description - From Eden To Exile by David Rohl

The earliest part of the Bible is recognized as the foundation-stone of three great religions - Judaism, Christianity and Islam - yet over the last century, archeologists and historians have signally failed to find any evidence to confirm the events described in the 'book of books' prior to the 9th century BC. As a consequence, many scholars took the view that the Old Testament was little more than a work of fiction. As the leading figure in the New Archaeology, David Rohl has been at the forefront of the movement to discover the archaeological evidence for events described in the Old Testament which we have come to think of as myths. His previous books, The Test of Time and Legend presented the arguments and counter arguments. In the Lost Testament this discursive approach is replaced by historical stort-telling, which follows the e=sequence of events from the rise of Neolithic civilisation a region now part of Iran which inspired the story of the Garden of Eden, through Noah, Abraham and the sojourn in Egypt, to the fall of Jerico, the dual kingdoms of the Promised Land and lastly, the exile in Babylon, where the stories of the Old Testament were collated into something very

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099415664
ISBN-10: 0099415666
Format: Paperback
(177mm x 110mm x 33mm)
Pages: 528
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Rohl

David holds a University College London degree in Egyptology and Ancient History, and has excavated at Kadesh-on-the-Orontes with the expedition of the Institute of Archaeology. He was writer and presenter of the internationally acclaimed television documentary series 'Pharaohs and Kings- A Biblical Quest'.

Books By David Rohl

From Eden to Exile by David Rohl
Paperback / softback, November 2009
Lords Of Avaris by David Rohl
Paperback, January 2008
Test Of Time by David Rohl
Paperback, April 2001
Legend by David Rohl
Paperback, October 1999