“In the years , James Ussher set out to write a history of the world from creation to A.D. The result was published in as the literary classic. Annals of the World has ratings and 12 reviews. Andrew said: Ussher’s Annals of the World is a blow-by-blow chronological summary of the documents re. The Ussher chronology is a 17th-century chronology of the history of the world formulated from a literal reading of the Old Testament by James . Annals of the World: James Ussher’s Classic Survey of World History ISBN
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Considered not only a classic work of literature, but also esteemed for its preciseness and accuracy, The Annals of the World has not been published in the English language since annsls 17th century.
Almost completely inaccessible to the public for three centuries, this book is a virtual historical encyclopedia with information and footnotes to history that otherwise would have been lost forever. Covering history from the beginning through the first century A.
He tells of the rise and fall of great and not-so-great nations and gives accounts of the events that shaped the world. As a historical work, Ussher’s Annals of the Worldis a must-have for libraries of all sizes. Universities, public and private schools, professors, independent scholars, and pastors will find a treasure-trove of usdher previously unavailable. Containing many human interest stories from the original historical documents collected by Ussher, this is more than just a history book – it’s a work of history.
Received my James Ussher with CD. The CD is a great aid along with the book.
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I put down my Matthew Henry, and started reading Ussher, and looks like I can’t stop! This is an excellent product, and should be in every Christians library. It is primarily and most obviously useful in helping the student of scripture develop an understanding of the big picture of Highly educated and well-traveled, Archbishop James Ussher set out in on what would be a five-year task to write a history of the world.
Ussher left his native Ireland and traveled Europe, seeking historical documents and other writings to aid in his research.
A meticulous researcher, compiler and Bible scholar, Ussher used the date of Nebuchadnezzar as a historical reference point, and traced the biblical genealogies backward from there to arrive at a date for creation — not millions of years ago, but only a few thousand. He then set his collection of world events and biblical events in chronological order, and The Annals of the World is the remarkable result.
Ussher was one of the usshe scholars and theologians of his time, and rose to prominence within the Church of Ireland at a very amnals age.
Ussher had a great love of books as well as history, and was known for his extensive library, which went on to form the core of the famous library at Trinity College in Dublin. Account Options Sign in. Almost completely inaccessible to the public for three centuries, this book is a virtual historical encyclopedia My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Annals of the World.
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Important literary work that has been inaccessible in book form for over years Translated into modern English for the first annnals from the original Latin text Traces world history from creation through A. Why was Julius Caesar jamea in 75 B. Why did Alexander the Great burn his ships in B. What really happened when the sun “went backward” as a sign to Hezekiah? Discover the accurate chronology of earth history What does secular history say about the darkness at the Crucifixion?
A very important resource.
Selected pages Page The Epistle to annaals Reader. Explanatory Notes by the Editor. Usshers Time Line for the Divided Kingdom. Evidentiallism The Bible and Assyrian Chronology.
Archaeology and the Bible.