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Four stars for a book that is good but not quite great. Gilbert is a talented amateur with an entertaining style of writing who has assembled and connected a great number of obscure bits of information.
He has done a good job of referencing the sources of his information always very helpful in books of this nature even if his publisher decided not to include an index. However, at least Mr. Gilbert is honest in his possible incorrectness. As such, I do not hold him to the same professional standards to which I hold other more scholarly writers in the area who know that they are misrepresenting their evidence.
Read the book knowing that there are alternate possibilities. It certainly seems to structure the information that I do know well and some of the insights that Mr. Gilbert derived from his history are fascinating and quite plausible. Gilbert delved into the odd nature of the sacrifices specified for it. For seven days the number of animal sacrifices remains the same except for the bulls.
Those start at 13 and decrease by one per day to 7. Since Mr. Gilbert is trying to tie this into his theory that the 70 Sons of God who rule over the 70 nations, he suggests that this was to send a message to the corrupt Sons of God that they will die as the bulls did.
He completely skipped over the most reasonable theory: Moreh to sacrifice Isaac. Although there was no threshing floor on Mt. I suspect that there was more spirituality to the threshing floor than is generally recognized. I was also quite enamored of Mr. My hats off to you, sir.
Gilbert discussed in this book. On page 17, Mr. Gilbert referred to the famous Psalm However, there are a lot of uncertainties about the translation of this psalm. Analysts have point out that One of the points that Mr. Gilbert likes to claim is that Nimrod is evil, one of Nefilim, the builder of the Tower of Babel, and, possibly, Gilgamesh starting p.
This is all based on tenuous connections and later stories accrued to Nimrod. There is no hint that he was evil in these passages. That was all connections made in later jewish and christian literature. The point that they did not suggests that that connection was not known to the writer of the Tower of Babylon story.
On page 33, Mr. That would be true IF the general interpretation of RS To be fair to Mr. Gilbert, he was working with information current at the time that he was writing his book.
The RS Gilbert sought to distinguish between the attitudes towards human sacrifice by the Hebrews and the other peoples of the Ancient Near East. This is a very contentious issue in current scholarship.
Gilbert takes the hebraic high road.
I take the stance that, at least early in its history, the Hebrews practiced child sacrifice right alongside its neighbors. Two reasons. The first is that there are two main mentions of the rules of sacrificing all first-born of the womb: A fisherman named Spyros Pete Postlethwaite finds a coffin adrift in the sea, discovering a baby, Perseus, and his dead mother, Dana Tine Stapelfeldt , inside.
Spyros decides to raise Perseus as his own. Years later, Perseus Sam Worthington and his family are fishing when they witness a group of soldiers from Argos destroying a statue of Zeus as a declaration of war against the gods.
Hades appears and commands harpies to massacre the soldiers before he himself destroys Perseus's family's fishing boat. Perseus tries to save his family, but to no avail. The surviving soldiers take Perseus back to Argos. After convincing his brother to let him loose on humanity to punish Argos for its hubris, Hades appears in the courtroom before killing the remaining soldiers while Perseus is unaffected. Revealing Perseus to be the demigod son of Zeus, and aging Cassiopeia to death, Hades threatens that if Princess Andromeda is not sacrificed to the Kraken, Argos will be destroyed in 10 days.
Hermes Alexander Siddig , the messenger god, approaches Zeus on Olympus, revealing the location of his son Perseus. Hermes suggests offering Perseus sanctuary, but Zeus declares that he shall be left to his fate, along with the other infidel mortals.
The king seeks the help of Perseus after he is placed in the dungeon. Perseus refuses until he meets Io Gemma Arterton , a woman who does not age as punishment for refusing to be seduced by a god.
Io reveals that Perseus' conception was a punishment conducted by Zeus on Acrisius Jason Flemyng , the former king of Argos who was married to Dana, for his actions against the gods. When Acrisius set Dana and the baby Perseus adrift in their coffin, an enraged Zeus struck Acrisius with lightning, leaving him hideously disfigured. After learning that killing the Kraken would allow him to have his revenge against Hades, Perseus agrees to help. To counter this turn of events, Hades enlists Acrisius, now called Calibos, to kill off Perseus.