Nineveh and Persepolis by W S W Vaux

Nineveh and Persepolis by W S W Vaux

Today’s free book is William S.W. Vaux’s description of the research on Ancient Assyria and Persia up to 1850. This public domain title was digitised using a copy from Terence C. Mitchell’s library using my new overhead scanning equipment. William Sandys Wright Vaux [1876-1941], Nineveh and Persepolis: An Historical Sketch of Ancient Assyria and Persia,…

12 Photographs of Persian Sculptures, mostly from Persepolis

12 Photographs of Persian Sculptures, mostly from Persepolis

Today’s free book is a collection of 12 photographs of Persian sculptures from the Achaemenid Period, published by the British Museum. This public domain title was digtised from the library of Terence C Mitchell using my new overhead scanning equipment. Photographs of Casts of Persian Sculptures of the Achaemenid Period mostly from Persepolis, Twelve Plates….

Joshua’s Conquest of Jericho and Ai – a Historical Account?

It is often argued that the biblical account of Joshua’s conquest of Jericho and Ai is nothing more than historical fiction. So it is very refreshing to come across a cogent argument for its historicity as John M. Monson does in his controbution to Do Historical Matters Matter to Faith, edited by James K. Hoffmeier…