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The Annals of the World – Book

Spanning creation to A.D. 70, Archbishop James Ussher’s 17th-century masterpiece recorded world history—and made it!

Now his influential classic of the fascinating history of the ancient world from the Genesis creation through the destruction of the Jerusalem temple is available in modern English. Completely indexed, precisely dated, and filled with fascinating historical detail, it’s a must-have reference for your library or classroom.

Find out…
Why was Julius Caesar kidnapped in 75 B.C.?
Why did Alexander the Great burn his ships in 326 B.C.?
What really happened when the sun “went backward” as a sign to Hezekiah?
What does secular history say about the darkness at the Crucifixion?

Includes a CD-ROM of Ussher’s chronology with 960 pages, slip-cased hardcover from Master Books.

The Life and Times of Archbishop Ussher – Book

An Intriguing Look at the Man Behind the Annals of the World
From the company that brought you the historical classic, The Annals of the World comes this in-depth biography of the man behind this landmark work. Originally published in 1895, this fascinating biography gives us a look at Ussher from the perspective of one who was closer to his time. This book traces Ussher’s life from his birth in 1581 to his death in 1656, giving valuable insights into this incredible man’s life. Written in charming old English style, this book clears up many of the misconceptions and confusion about Ussher’s life. It details his personal life and professional accomplishments in the Church of Ireland. Ussher’s love of books is also highlighted. He was known for his extensive library, which went on to form the core of the famous library at Trinity College in Dublin.