Nineveh and Its Palaces: The Discoveries of Botta and Layard, Applied to the Elucidation of Holy Writ
Gorgias Press LLC, 2003 - 580 sider
The author presents the discoveries of Botta and Layard, and applies them to the writings of the Bible.
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