Monday, July 25, 2016

Baring-Gould. Legends of Old Testament Characters

Today's free book is Legends of Old Testament Characters From the Talmud and Other Sources by Sabine Baring-Gould. The work was originally published in two volumes, but more recent editions have both volumes in one book.

For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books.


Volume 1: Adam to Abraham

The Fall of the Angels

Adam
The Creation of Man
The Pre-Adamites

Eve

The Fall of Man

Adam and Eve after the Fall

Cain and Abel

The Death of Adam

Seth

Cainan son of Enos

Enoch
The Translation of Enoch
The Book of Enoch

The Giants

Lamech

Methuselah

Noah

Heathen Legends of the Deluge

The Planting of the Vine

The Sons of Noah

Relics of the Ark

Certain Descendants of Ham

Serug

The Prophet Eber

The Prophet Saleh

The Tower of Babel

Abraham
His Youth and early Struggles
The Call of Abraham, and the Visit to Egypt
The War with the Kings
The Birth of Ishmael
The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah
The Birth of Isaac
The Expulsion of Hagar and Ishmael
The Strife between the Shepherds
The Grove in Beer-Sheba
The Offering of Isaac
The Death of Sarah
The Marriage of Isaac
The Death of Abraham

Volume 2: Melchizedek to Zechariah

Melchizedek

Of Ishmael and the well Zemzem

Esau and Jacob

Joseph

The Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs

Job

Jethro

Moses
Israel in Egypt
The Birth and Childhood of MOses
The Youth and Marriage of Moses
Moses before Pharaoh
The Passage of the Red Sea
The Giving of the Law
The Manna
The smitten Rock
Moses visits El Khoudr
The Mission of the Spies
Of Korah and his Company
The Wars of the Israelites
The Death of Aaron
The Death of Moses

Joshua

The Judges

Samuel

Saul
War with the Philistines — Goliath slain
Saul's Jealousy of David
The Death of Saul

David

Solomon
How Solomon obtained power
How Solomon feasted all Flesh
The Building of the Temple
The Travels of Solomon
The History of the Queen of Sheba
Solomon's Adventure with the Apes
Solomon marries the Daughter of Pharaoh
How Solomon lost and recovered his Ring
The Death of Solomon

Elijah

Isaiah

Jeremiah

Ezekiel

Ezra

Zechariah



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