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Philistines at the Hedgerow

Passion and Property in the Hamptons

by Steven Gaines

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Back Bay Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Social history,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • New York (State),
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Social life and customs,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Real property,
  • General,
  • Rich & Famous,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Hamptons,
  • Upper class,
  • Celebrities,
  • Social aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9788783M
    ISBN 100316309079
    ISBN 109780316309073
    OCLC/WorldCa41385385

    According to Egyptian records, the Philistines did not arrive in Canaan along the Mediterranean coast until the 13th century. The biblical record according to Genesis places the Philistines in Canaan several hundred years earlier; thus, critics cite this as an anthropologic anachronism that supports the late dating of the Documentary Hypothesis. Wax Fruit: The Philistines v. 2 (Volume 2) by Guy McCrone and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Philistines at the Hedgerow: Passion and Property in the Hamptons by Steven S. Gaines. Little Brown & Company, Hardcover. As New. Disclaimer:An apparently unread copy in perfect condition. Dust cover is intact; pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend jacket quality is not guaranteed.   Prophetically, the Philistines are mentioned several times in both the Major and Minor Prophets. The sense of many of these passages is that, despite being put under tribute by David, the Philistines were not absorbed by Israel but remained a distinct .

    The Philistines (Russian: Мещане, romanized: Meshchane) is a debut play by Maxim Gorky written in It was first published by Znaniye in , subtitled: "The Scenes in the House of Bessemenov. The Drama sketch in 4 Acts". The play premiered on 26 March at the Moscow Art Theatre, directed by Konstantin Stanislavski and Vasily Luzhsky, the latter taking the leading part of Genre: Realistic drama. PHILISTINES AT THE HEDGEROW Passion and Property in the Hamptons. By Steven Gaines. as well as distracting assessments of the physical attributes and pedigree of many of the book's subjects. It is fascinating, for instance, to read how Ron Perelman, the chairman of Revlon, turned one of the most steeped-in-history properties on the East End.


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The Philistines were an ancient people who lived on the south coast of Canaan between the 12th century BC and BC when they were exiled to Mesopotamia by King Nebuchadnezzar II. They are known for their biblical conflict with the primary source of information about the Philistines is the Hebrew Bible, but they are first attested to in reliefs at the Temple of Ramses III at.

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Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive. The Philistines were known for their innovative use of iron, which was superior to the bronze used by the Israelites for weapons and implements. Even as late as the time of Saul ( - B.C), the Israelites were forced to rely on the Philistines to.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages (large print): illustrations ; 24 cm. Series Title. Philistines (GenesisRSV; but in A.V., "Philistim"), a tribe allied to the Phoenicians. They were a branch of the primitive race which spread over the whole district of the Lebanon and the valley of the Jordan, and Crete and other Mediterranean islands.

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Architecture Nonfiction. Publication Details. Philistine, one of a people of Aegean origin who settled on the southern coast of Palestine in the 12th century bce, about the time of the arrival of the ing to biblical tradition (Deuteronomy ; Jeremiah ), the Philistines came from Caphtor (possibly Crete, although there is no archaeological evidence of a Philistine occupation of the island).

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