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1 edition of Ben-Hur found in the catalog.


or, the days of the Messiah

by Lew Wallace

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Published by Rose Publishing in Toronto .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby Lew. Wallace
The Physical Object
Pagination423 p. ([3] p. of advertisements)
Number of Pages423
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26612157M

Ben-Hur takes place at the beginning of the first century and tells the story of Judah Ben-Hur, a Jewish prince from Jerusalem. The book, which became known as one of the most influential Christian. Ben-Hur (Dhingra Children's Classics) by Lew Wallace and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Ben Hur by Wallace, First Edition - AbeBooks Passion for books.

Apr 21,  · "But this repetition of the old story is just the fairest charm of domestic discourse. If we can often repeat to ourselves sweet thoughts without ennui, why shall not another be suffered to awaken them within us still oftener."—. Ben-Hur is the remarkable saga of betrayal, revenge, and redemption, played out in the bloodstained arenas of ancient Rome. Framed for attempting to murder a Roman official, Ben-Hur is robbed of his freedom, family, and fortune. Condemned to death as a galley slave, he lives only to avenge himself against the Roman tribune Messala—the boyhood friend who betrayed him/5(28).

Ben Hur - A Tale of Christ by Lew Wallace is widely considered one of the most influental works of Christian fiction. The book tells the story of a Jewish prince (Judah Ben-hur) who was made a slave by Roman captors. The story of Jesus' crucifixion is weaved in and, ultimately, Ben-Hur becomes a Christian. Listen to this classic audio book below. "Ben-Hur" by Lew Wallace is a great book. Essentially a fictional account of events leading up to the birth of Christ, Wallace attempts to put give the reader (listener) a feel for the environment of Palestine / Rome at that time. The extensive use of descriptive text, metaphors, and .

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Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a novel by Lew Wallace published by Harper & Brothers on November Ben-Hur book,and considered "the most influential Christian book of the nineteenth century".4/5. Sep 21,  · Ben Hur is a great book. The panoramic scenes describes, the tension of the political and religious can be felt, and the wonder of Christ shines through.

If you think the movie is better than the book, you have not read the book. One of my favorite books of all time and I /5(). Harper and Brothers published the book on November 12, Ben-Hur made Wallace a wealthy man and established his reputation as a famous author.

Sales were slow at first; only 2, copies were sold in the first seven months after its release, but the book became popular among readers around the of death: Atrophic gastritis.

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Apr 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The idea came from the best-selling novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, published in The book tells the story of a life-altering encounter between a first century Jewish prince and Jesus.

Feb 09,  · I really enjoyed this book. The original Ben-Hur was written by Lee Wallace. This rewrite is by his great-great granddaughter. This book was easy to read with lots of adventure, Ben-Hur book, and intrigue. The last quarter of the book brings Christ into the /5.

Ben-Hur: The Book that Shook the World. In newspaper articles and at speaking engagements, he was sometimes just called Ben-Hur. The most vivid scenes in the book are also the spectacular ones from the movie—the Roman fleet’s battle at sea, the chariot race between Ben-Hur and his enemy Messala, and the crucifixion.

Jan 19,  · Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is a novel by Lew Wallace published on November 12, by Harper & Brothers. Wallace's work is part of an important sub-genre of historical fiction set among the characters of the New Testament/5.

Ben-Hur struggles with this concept throughout the novel before accepting Balthasar’s interpretation as he witnesses the Crucifixion. Ben-Hur also meets Balthasar’s daughter, Iras, who flirts and acts coquettish with Ben-Hur. Iras’ wiles do entice Ben-Hur despite the nagging thoughts in his mind for Esther, Simonides’ daughter.

Jan 01,  · This book is one of the most popular and beloved 19th century American novels. This faithful New Testament tale combines the events of the life of Jesus with grand historical spectacle in the exciting story of Judah of the House of Hur, a man who finds /5().

Synopsis. Judah Ben-Hur (Charlton Heston) is a wealthy merchant living in Judea at the time of Christ. Under the influence of the oppressive Roman Empire, the land seethes with talk of revolt, and Caesar has sent more soldiers to quell the potential uprising.

This became the first book of Ben-Hur, with the rest of the novel describing the “religious and political conditions of the world at the time of the coming,” as he says in his Autobiography. Was Lew Wallace a Christian. Although Wallace was indifferent to religion before writing the book, he says in the preface to “The First Christmas.

Dec 29,  · Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ considered "the most influential Christian book of the nineteenth century". It became a best-selling American novel and remained at the top of the bestseller lists until the publication 4/5.

Free download or read online Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Lew Wallace. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this classics, historical story are Judah Ben-Hur, Simonides. The book has been awarded 4/5. Ben-Hur is a story of two very different heroes. Judah Ben-Hur, a prince of Jerusalem, is involved in an accident to the Roman procurator which is taken to be intentional. He is seized and sent to the fleet as a galley-slave, while his family is imprisoned and the family goods confiscated.

Sep 01,  · An immediate best-seller on publication, Ben Hur remains a dazzling achievement by any standards. A thoroughly exhilarating tale of betrayal, revenge and salvation, it is the only novel that ranks with Uncle Tom's Cabin as a genuine American folk by: Dinner & A Book.

Ben-Hur. Special | 26m 46s Bill Firstenberger joins Gail Martin for a discussion about Indiana author Lew Wallace and “Ben-Hur.” They prepare a Middle Eastern meal while. Jan 29,  · Judah Ben-Hur lives as a rich Jewish prince and merchant in Jerusalem at the beginning of the 1st century.

Together with the new governor his old friend Messala arrives as commanding officer of the Roman legions. At first they are happy to meet after /10(K).

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, the best-selling novel of revenge and redemption, has been enormously popular since its publication in Ben-Hur has been translated into multiple languages, and adapted for radio, the stage, and television numerous Ebook.

Ben-Hur, historical novel by Lewis Wallace, published in and widely translated. It depicts the oppressive Roman occupation of ancient Palestine and the origins of Christianity. The Jew Judah Ben-Hur is wrongly accused by his former friend, the Roman Messala, of attempting to kill a Roman.Nov 17,  · At the beginning of the first century, Judah Ben-Hur lived as a prince, descended from the royal line of Judea and one of Jerusalem’s most prosperous merchant families.

But his world falls apart when he is betrayed by his best friend, Messala, who falsely accuses him of an attempt to assassinate the Roman governor.Lew Wallace tells the story of a Jewish nobleman who fell from Roman favor and was sentenced to life as a slave-all at the hands of his childhood friend.

Years later "Ben-Hur" regains his freedom in the famous chariot race. Through everything, "Ben-Hur" has an encounter with the grace of God/5(2).