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Ancient Israel : the Former Prophets : Joshua, Judges, Samuel and Kings : a translation with commentary

Author: Robert Alter
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the ancient history of Israel and its prophets, from Samson to Elijah.
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Alter
ISBN: 9780393082692 0393082695
OCLC Number: 825646079
Description: xviii, 852 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Joshua --
Judges --
Samuel --
Kings.
Other Titles: Bible.
Responsibility: Robert Alter.

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Robert Alter's award-winning translation of the Hebrew Bible continues with the stirring narrative of Israel's ancient history. To read the books of the Former Prophets in this riveting Robert Alter  Read more...

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Alter has achieved the significant feat of refreshing English by taking it back to one of its sources of strength. --Peter Ackroyd "...will no doubt include copious annotations that make reading Read more...

 
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