Religion of Ancient Palestine in the Light of Archaeology

Today’s free book is the 1925 Schweich Lectures by Stanley A. Cook on The Religion of Ancient Palestine in the Light of Archaeology, given at the British Academy. The volume contains 40 black and white plates. This title is in the public domain. Stanley A Cook [1873-1949], The Religion of Ancient Palestine in the Light…

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…

Works of Flinders Petrie enter the Public Domain

Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie died in 1942, which means that his works published in the UK are now in the Public Domain. To celebrate this occasion the following books can now be downloaded free of charge: W.M. Flinders Petrie [1853-1942], Egypt and Israel. London: SPCK, 1922. Hbk. pp.150. W.M. Flinders Petrie [1853-1942], Palestine and…