View Catalog: THEM00286

Catalog Name THEM00286
Document Yahuda Ms. 17.1
Title Notes on ancient religions
Author Isaac Newton
Place of Origin England
Origin Date 1680s and early 1690s
Repository National Library of Israel (Jerusalem)
Wordcount 6,146
Language Latin;Greek;English;Hebrew;

A substantial bundle of Latin notes on the beliefs and religious practices of various pre-Christian societies. Newton attempts to show that various supposedly mythical figures in Egyptian, Greek, Chaldean and other literatures can be equated with what he considers historical Old Testament characters such as Noah and his sons.

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