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The Book of the Bee: (Forgotten Books)
The Book of the Bee: (Forgotten Books)
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The Book of the Bee: (Forgotten Books)

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Author: Unknown

ISBN: 160506212X

Number Of Pages: 185

Publisher: Forgotten Books

Release Date: 2007-12-13

Details: Book Description:

"The Book of the Bee is a Nestorian Christian sacred history. According to Budge it was written ca. A.D. 1222 by a Syrian bishop named Solomon (Shelêmôn). There is very little about the work itself in the Preface to this edition, it being concerned primarily with the manuscript sources. In the Introduction to the Book of the Cave of Treasures, Budge says that Solomon's object in writing the Book of the Bee was to present 'a full history of the Christian Dispensation according to the Nestorians.'" (Quote from

Table of Contents:

Publisher's Preface; Preface; Introduction; Of God's Eternal Intention In Respect Of The Creation Of The Universe; Of The Creation Of The Seven Natures (substances) In Silence; Of Earth, Water, Air, And Fire; Of Heaven; Of The Angels; Of Darkness; Of Effused (circumambient) Light; Of The Firmament; Of The Creation Of Trees And Plants, And The Making Of Seas And Rivers; Of The Making Of The Luminaries; Of The Creation Of Sea-monsters, Fish, Winged Fowl, And The Reptiles That Are In The Seas; Of The Creation Of Beasts And Animals; Of The Formation Of Adam; Of The Making Of Eve; Of Paradise; Of The Sin Of Adam; Of The Expulsion Of Adam And Eve From Paradise; Of Adam's Knowing Eve; Of The Invention Of The Instruments For Working In Iron; Of Noah And The Flood; Of Melchizedek; Of The Generations Of Noah; Of The Succession Of Generations From The Flood Until Now; Of The Building Of The Tower And The Division Of Tongues; Of Abraham; Of The Temptation Of Job; Of The Blessings Of Isaac; Of Joseph; Of Moses And The Children Of Israel; The History Of Moses' Rod; Of Joshua The Son Of Nun, And Brief Notices Of The Years Of The Judges And The Kings Of The Children Of Israel; Of The Death Of The Prophets; How They Dled, And (where) Each One Of Them Was Buried; Of The Messianic Generations; Of The Annunciatlon Of The Angel To YÔnÂkÎr (joachim) In Respect Of Mary; Of The Annunciation By Gabriel To Mary Of The Conception Of Our Lord; Of The Birth Of Our Lord In The Flesh; The Prophecy Of ZÂrÂdÔsht Concerning Our Lord; Of The Star Which Appeared In The East On The Day Of The Birth Of Our Lord; Of The Coming Of The Magi From Persia; Of Our Lord's Going Down Into Egypt; Of John The Baptist, And Of The Baptism Of Our Lord; Of Our Lord's Fast; Of The Strife Which He Waged With The Devil; And Of The Mighty Deeds That He Wrought; Of The Passover Of Our Lord; Of The Passion Of Our Lord; Of The Resurrection Of Our Lord; Of The Ascension Of Our Lord To Heaven; Of The Descent Of The Holy Spirit Upon The Apostles In The Upper Chamber; Of The Teaching Of The Apostles, And Of The Places Of Each One Of Them, And Of Their Deaths; The Names Of The Apostles In Order; Of Some Minor Matters; The Names Of The Eastern Catholics, The Successors Of The Apostles Addai And MÂrÎ; The Names Of The Kings Who Have Reigned In The World From The Flood Until Now; Of The End Of Times And The Change Of Kingdoms; From The Book Of Methodius, Bishop Of Rome; Of Gog And Magog, Who Are Imprisoned In The North; Of The Coming Of The Antichrist, The Son Of Perdition; Of Death And The Departure Of The Soul From The Body; Of The Quickening And The General Resurrection, The Consummation Of The Material World And The Beginning Of The New World; Of The Manner And State In Which Men Will Rise In The Day Of The Resurrection; Of The Happiness Of The Righteous And The Torment Of Sinners, And In What State They Are There; Whether Mercy Will Be Shewn To Sinners And The Devils In Gehenna, After They Have Been Tormented And Suffered And Been Punished, Or Not? And If Mercy Is To Be Shewn To Them, When Will It Be; Endnotes

About the Publisher:

Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, Esoteric and Mythology.

Forgotten Books is about sharing information, not about making money. All books

EAN: 9781605062129

Package Dimensions: 9.0 x 6.0 x 0.4 inches

Languages: English

Type: Book

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