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Excerpt from History of Israel, Vol. 4Section II. The House of Jehu: The Destruction of Samaria and Deliverance of Jerusalem continued.- C.The Assyrians I. Nature op their Empire II. Fall of the Kingdom op the Ten Tribes 1. Shallum- Menahem-MoreExcerpt from History of Israel, Vol. 4Section II. The House of Jehu: The Destruction of Samaria and Deliverance of Jerusalem continued.- C.The Assyrians I. Nature op their Empire II. Fall of the Kingdom op the Ten Tribes 1. Shallum- Menahem- Pekahiah . 2. Pekah-Assyrian Invasion under Tiglath-Pileser 3. Hoshea- Fall of Samaria. III. The Kingdom of Judah, its Deliverance and Increased Vigour: Isaiah and Hezekiah 1. The Eeign of Ahaz 2. Hezekiah and Sennacherib. 3.Consequences of the Flight of the Assyrians D.Development of Art, Philosophy, and Literature 1. Literature of Prophecy 2. Lyric and Dramatic Composition 3. Development of Historical Composition- Section III. The Kingdom of Jddah till its Fall The Development and Power of the Messianic Hope A. The Age of Violent Retrogression. I. King Manasseh and his Son. II. Fresh Commencement of the Dissolution of the King dom. New Settlement in Samaria. 1.Relations of Judah with Foreign Nations 2. New Settlement in Samaria- Captivity of Manasseh 3. Literary Activity of his Reign III. The Deuteronomist. 1.The Spiritualisation of the Law. 2.Traces of Decline B.The Violent Reformation under Josiah I. The Scythians II. King Josiah. The Impulse to National Reform 1. Fall of Anion: Accession of Josiah 2. Discovery of Deuteronomy. III. Nature of the Reforms. Death of Josiah. 1.The Destruction of the Idols, and Celebration Passover. 2.The Battle of Megiddo: Death of Josiah. C.The Fall of the Kingdom I. Condition of the Monarchy, and of Prophecy 1. Consequences of the Violent Reforms of Josiah. 2.Internal Dangers in consequence of the Decline of Prophetism . 3. Dangers arising from Foreign SupremacyAbout the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.