Outlines of Jewish History from B.C. 586 to C.E. 1885

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Lady Katie Magnus

Series: Political Science and History, Religion and Society
BISAC: HIS022000

Outlines of Jewish History from B.C. 586 to C.E. 1885 traces Jewish history from Biblical times to 1885. This book presents a fair and impartial narrative that makes Jewish history interesting to the reader.

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Preface
Dates of Chief Events and Chief People

SECTION I. B.C. 586 TO A.C. 70. IN THE SHADOW OF THE SWORD.
CHAPTER I. THE JEWS IN BABYLON.
CHAPTER II. THE RETURN TO PALESTINE.
CHAPTER III. LIFE IN PALESTINE.
CHAPTER IV. THE MACCABEAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE.
CHAPTER V. PALESTINE UNDER NATIVE RULE.
CHAPTER VI. JUDEA DURING THE REMAINDER OF THE RULE OF THE ASMONEANS.
CHAPTER VII. A NEW DYNASTY.
CHAPTER VIII. REIGN OF HEROD.
CHAPTER IX. JUDEA BEFORE THE WAR.
CHAPTER X. THE WAR WITH ROME.
CHAPTER XI. THE END OF THE WAR.

SECTION II. A.C. 70 TO 1600. DARKNESS.
CHAPTER XII. AFTER THE WAR.
CHAPTER XIII. THE REVOLT UNDER HADRIAN.
CHAPTER XIV. THE REVIVAL OF THE SCHOOLS: THEIR WORK.
CHAPTER XV. CHRISTIANITY A STATE RELIGION.
CHAPTER XVI. THE BREAK-UP OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE: SOME OF ITS CONSEQUENCES.
CHAPTER XVII. THE RISE OF MAHOMEDANISM.
CHAPTER XVIII. THE CONQUESTS OF THE KALIPHS: EFFECT, RELIGIOUS AND SOCIAL, ON THE JEWS.
CHAPTER XIX. LIFE UNDER THE KALIPHS.
CHAPTER XX. JEWS IN SPAIN (710‒1150).
CHAPTER XXI. JEWS IN SPAIN, CONTINUED (1150‒1492).
CHAPTER XXII. JEWS IN CENTRAL EUROPE IN THE MIDDLE AGES.
CHAPTER XXIII. JEWS IN CENTRAL EUROPE, CONTINUED.
CHAPTER XXIV. JEWS IN ENGLAND (1066‒1210).
CHAPTER XXV. JEWS IN ENGLAND, CONTINUED (1216‒1290).

SECTION III. A.C. 100 TO 1500. STARLIGHT.
CHAPTER XXVI. CONCERNING JEWISH LITERATURE AND LITERARY MEN.
CHAPTER XXVII. SOME FIXED STARS.
CHAPTER XXVIII. THE GREATEST OF THE FIXED STARS, MAIMONIDES (1135‒1204).
CHAPTER XXIX. DARKNESS BEFORE THE DAWN.
CHAPTER XXX. THE DARKNESS VISIBLE.

SECTION IV. A.C. 1591 TO 1885. DAWN.
CHAPTER XXXI. DAWN.
CHAPTER XXXII. MANASSEH BEN ISRAEL.
CHAPTER XXXIII. THE RETURN OF THE JEWS TO ENGLAND.
CHAPTER XXXIV. SPINOZA.
CHAPTER XXXV. IN NORTHERN AND CENTRAL EUROPE, BEFORE THE DAWN.
CHAPTER XXXVI. IN NORTHERN AND CENTRAL EUROPE, BEFORE THE DAWN, CONTINUED.
CHAPTER XXXVII. MOSES MENDELSSOHN.
CHAPTER XXXVIII. THE NEXT HUNDRED YEARS (1780‒1880).
CHAPTER XXXIX. TWO CENTURIES AND A QUARTER IN ENGLAND (1660‒1885).
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