Palestine Portrayed – Pictures, Descriptions and Explanations

Palestine Portrayed – Pictures, Descriptions and Explanations

Today’s free book is a collection of photographs of Palestine with descriptions and explanations which was published by the Palestine and Bible Lands Exhibition. My thanks to Book Aid for making a copy of this public domain title available for digitisation. Samuel William Gentle-Cackett [1871-1943], Palestine Portrayed. Camera Pictures Reproduced with Descriptions and Explanations. London:…

Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald H. Sayce

Professor Archibald Sayce’s Patriarchal Palestine applies the (then) recent archaeological discoveries in Babylonia and Assyria to illustrate the biblical accounts of Genesis. The frontispiece map is particularly helpful, so I have extracted this and made is available as a separate download at various resolutions. This title, kindly provided by Book Aid, is in the public…

Archibald Sayce on the Decipherment of the Hittite Hieroglyphic Texts

Archibald Sayce [1845-1933] was Professor of Assyriology at Oxford University for 28 years. I recently came across offprints of four of his articles from the Royal Asiatic Journal and am pleased to be able to make them available here. They are all in the public domain. Articles from the Royal Asiatic Journal Archibald Henry Sayce…