- Paperback: 960 pages
- Publisher: Master Books; imprint (March 1, 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0890515107
- ISBN-13: 978-0890515105
- Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 2 x 10.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 4.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 122 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #646,658 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Annals of the World Paperback – March 1, 2007
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A most remarkable and outstanding piece of literature. A must-have for any lover of history. --Roger Howerton, Acquisitions Editor, New Leaf Press and Master Books, October 21, 2003 --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
James Ussher devoted himself wholly to the defense of the Christian Faith. Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1581, this highly educated, welltraveled historian devoted years to writing the history of the world from creation to A.D. 70. Originally published in Latin in the 1650s, Ussher's masterpiece is a literary classic. James Ussher devoted himself wholly to the defense of the Christian Faith. Born in Dublin, Ireland in 1581, this highly educated, welltraveled
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It is a very in depth reference for the bible student. Recommended.
Great care was taken to date events as accurately as possible. Considering it was written in 1650 (and the limited resources Ussher had) I am amazed at the accuracy. Ussher took great care to minimize editorializing and most of the editorializing that goes on is that of the authors of the cited works.
If you want a chronological recording of history gathered in one book you could do far worse than this. This is not a book for light reading. If you a looking for a light pleasant read this is not your book. But if you are a student of history and appreciate the efforts of a dedicated scholar to record events as faithfully as he could determine you will find this book most appealing.
This is a treasured book in my library and it is one I give to special friends.