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While many of those ages seem plausible, the earliest do not.A rough calculation of about twenty to thirty years for each generation supplies an approximate date of 2090 BC for Noah.Oral history almost always has a core truth at its heart (something that can be forgotten by scholars who wander off at tangents with imaginative theories about tribal origins).The assertion that the Israelites came from Mesopotamia has to be taken at face value.

The dating agrees with sources such as Oxford, but others date Abraham to about 2000 BC, Joseph at about 1800 BC, Moses at about 1400 BC, and David and Solomon at 1000/900 BC.

Spellings are various, taken from Hebrew and Greek sources mainly.

(Information by Peter Kessler, with additional information by Sean Bambrough (on Israelite dating, the figure of Joseph, and the Amarna letters) and Wayne Mc Cleese (the list of Abraham's ancestors), from The Amarna Letters, William L Moran, 1992, from the Illustrated Dictionary & Concordance of the Bible, Geoffrey Wigoder (Gen Ed, 1986), from A Test of Time, David Rohl (Arrow, 2001), from A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, Marcus Jastrow (G P Putnam's Sons, 1903), from the Book of Jubilees (otherwise known as the Lesser Genesis (Leptogenesis), by unknown ancient Jewish religious authors), and from Jewish War & Jewish Antiquities, Flavius Josephus.)The Old Testament provides a list of descendants from Noah to Abraham, along with the ages of each descendant at the time his own son is born.

There are various chronologies which differ to some degree (the orthodox dating, or Thiele, Usher, or Rohl (an exceptionally unorthodox dating which has been greeted with near-universal disdain), Velikovsky, and Courville included).

The book of Genesis provides Terah's ancestry back to Noah, many of whose members are fanciful attempts to link to ancient kingdoms and states, but the ages of the earliest figures mentioned must be taken with a pinch of salt.

The dating agrees with sources such as Oxford, but others date Abraham to about 2000 BC, Joseph at about 1800 BC, Moses at about 1400 BC, and David and Solomon at 1000/900 BC.Spellings are various, taken from Hebrew and Greek sources mainly.(Information by Peter Kessler, with additional information by Sean Bambrough (on Israelite dating, the figure of Joseph, and the Amarna letters) and Wayne Mc Cleese (the list of Abraham's ancestors), from The Amarna Letters, William L Moran, 1992, from the Illustrated Dictionary & Concordance of the Bible, Geoffrey Wigoder (Gen Ed, 1986), from A Test of Time, David Rohl (Arrow, 2001), from A Dictionary of the Targumim, the Talmud Babli and Yerushalmi, and the Midrashic Literature, Marcus Jastrow (G P Putnam's Sons, 1903), from the Book of Jubilees (otherwise known as the Lesser Genesis (Leptogenesis), by unknown ancient Jewish religious authors), and from Jewish War & Jewish Antiquities, Flavius Josephus.)The Old Testament provides a list of descendants from Noah to Abraham, along with the ages of each descendant at the time his own son is born.There are various chronologies which differ to some degree (the orthodox dating, or Thiele, Usher, or Rohl (an exceptionally unorthodox dating which has been greeted with near-universal disdain), Velikovsky, and Courville included).The book of Genesis provides Terah's ancestry back to Noah, many of whose members are fanciful attempts to link to ancient kingdoms and states, but the ages of the earliest figures mentioned must be taken with a pinch of salt.Asshur (Ashur) is the name of a northern Mesopotamian city state - one of three - which together are better known as Assyria.