Archaeology | Nineveh

Nineveh and its Remains

The following public domain book is now available for free download in pdf: Austin Henry Layard [1817–1894], Nineveh and its Remains, abridged. London: John Murray, 1867. Hbk. pp.384. The author carried out excavations in what is now Iraq in the 1840s & 50s, uncovering four palaces of the Assyrian kings, most significantly those of Ashurnasirpal II and Sennacherib….

Archaeology | Babylon | Daniel | Nebuchadnezzar

Babylon in the Days of Nebuchadrezzar

Continuing my series of articles by British Assyriologist Theophilus G. Pinches on Babylon, the following public domain lecture is now available in PDF. Theophilus G. Pinches [1856-1934], “Babylon in the Days of Nebuchadrezzar,” Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute 52 (1920): 178-208. Babylon in the Days of Nebuchadrezzar Of all the many and renowned…

Archaeology | Babylon | Daniel

The Story of the Fall of Babylon

The following public domain article is now available on-line in PDF: Theophilus G. Pinches [1856-1934], “From World Dominion to Subjection; The Story of the Fall of Babylon,” Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute 49 (1917): 107-141. From World Dominion to Subjection; The Story of the Fall of Babylon The romance connected with the…