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    Newton's Revised History of Ancient Kingdoms: A Complete Chronology (Hardback) By (author) Sir Isaac Newton, Edited by Larry Pierce

    DescriptionWhen one thinks of Sir Isaac Newton, one normally thinks of a great scientist and mathematician. His contributions to these areas of human knowledge are enormous.&lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br />However, one does not normally think of Newton as an historian. Such was the greatness of his intellect, that he found history a pleasant diversion for his idle moments. He drafted a book on the ancient history and the Gentile nations and worked on it periodically for over forty years but never published it. It was published posthumously in 1728, a year after he died. However, his writing style followed that of the times in which he lived making the classic text very difficult to read for modern readers. Master Books is republishing this landmark book in a format and style suitable for today's readers.&lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br />&lt;ul&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br /> &lt;li&gt;Contains diagrams of Solomon's Temple&lt;/li&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br /> &lt;li&gt;Critical analysis of historical sources&lt;/li&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br /> &lt;li&gt;Re-visits the chronologies of major civilizations&lt;/li&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br />&lt;/ul&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br />The same genius he applies to other disciplines, Newton brings to bear on ancient history. He notes that all the pagan nations had greatly exaggerated their history, creating much needless confusion. Like a first rate defense attorney, Newton cross-examines the ancient writers, using their own words against them to expose their logical inconsistencies. He then develops a more sound chronology using the scientific method based on logic, observations, astronomy and just plain common sense.&lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br />He is not satisfied with just showing one way of determining a historical date but shares with the reader many independent ways of using the classical data mixed with common sense to establish the approximate date for many important secular historical events. Most of secular ancient history before 700 BC will need a drastic revision in the light of Newton's detailed findings. &lt;br /&gt;&lt;br /&gt;<br />Keep an open mind as you read this book. Your view of ancient history will never be the same again!


 

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    Title
    Newton's Revised History of Ancient Kingdoms
    Subtitle
    A Complete Chronology
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sir Isaac Newton, Edited by Larry Pierce
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 205
    Width: 211 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780890515563
    ISBN 10: 0890515565
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.1
    BIC E4L: REL
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    BIC subject category V2: HRCG
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    B&T General Subject: 431
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 930
    DC21: 930
    Ingram Subject Code: RY
    Libri: I-RY
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, REL006090
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL033000, FIC042010
    LC classification: D59 .N56 2008
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Publisher
    Master Books
    Imprint name
    Master Books
    Publication date
    10 March 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Green Forest , AR