Book of Chronicles

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Chronicles, Book of

Chronicles, Book of

The First Book of the Chronicles

The Second Book of the Chronicles

The First Book of Chronicles

The Second Book of Chronicles

The First Book of the Chronicles

The Second Book of the Chronicles


First Book of the American Chronicles of the Times

First Book of the American Chronicles of the Times, The

Book of Wonder, The: A Chronicle of Little Adventures at the Edge of the World (1912)

Book of Wonder: A Chronicle of Little Adventures at the Edge of the World

Tradition and Transformation in the Book of Chronicles. By Pancratius C. Beentjes.

Raymond F. Person Jr. The Deuteronomic History and the Book of Chronicles: Scribal Works in an Oral World

The Book of Salsa: A Chronicle of Urban Music from the Caribbean to New York City. By César Miguel Rondón, trans. Frances R. Aparicio and Jackie White. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xii, 340 pp. Cloth, $59.95, ISBN 978-0-8078-3129-8. Paper, $20.00, ISBN 978-0-8078-5859-2.)

Wakefield, Charles Cheers (1859 - 1941), presented to National Portrait Gallery collection of portraits of British and Empire soldiers and statesmen of the Great War by Orpen and Sargent, 1933; also presented the Orpen Portrait of M. Paul Hymans to the Belgian Nation; purchased and presented to the Prime Minister for the British Museum, Nelson’s personal Log-Book with entries carried to the eve of Trafalgar; also previously presented to the Guildhall Nelson’s Sword of Honour given him with the Freedom of the City; presented early English manuscript, Great Chronicle of London to the Guildhall Library, together with a limited edition of a reprint thereof, 1934; Trustee, The Sir John Soane’s Museum; President Dickens Fellowship, 1927–29; twice President Motor and Cycle Trades Benevolent Fund; Chairman, Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund; President Aldwych Club, 1925–27; PGW in English Freemasonry; Sheriff of the City of London, 1907–08


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These OT Books record the history of Israel and Judah from the creation to the return from Exile (c.539 bc). In the Hebrew Bible they are a single Book; the division goes back to the Septuagint, where they are called ‘Paralipomenon’, i.e. ‘that which is left over’ (from Sam. and Kgs.). The term ‘Chronicles’ was introduced by St Jerome, whence it passed into English versions. The work appears to have been written in the latter half of the 4th cent. bc. On its historical value, opinion is divided.

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