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the first of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC

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Following an introduction which outlines Vaughn's basic stance on such issues as the chronology of Hezekiah's reign, the dating of the books of Chronicles, and the dating of the Siloam Tunnel Inscription, attention is given in turn to two different types of archaeological phenomena which are taken to provide evidence that the Chronicler did indeed depend on historically reliable traditions--at least in 2 Chronicles 32:27-30, which concerns economic buildup and prosperity during Hezekiah's reign.
Zunz wrote three important works on the liturgies of Judaism and served as editor in chief of a translation of the Bible (1838), for which he translated the Books of Chronicles.
Yet, many readers of the Bible tend to pay little attention to the Books of Chronicles, because they feel that much of them merely repeats historical material that is in other biblical books.
A particularly salient instance of material omitted from the Book of Kings but preserved in the Books of Chronicles relates to King Manasseh of Judah.
This article cuts a cross section through the sixty-five chapters of Chronicles and asks particularly about the Chronicler's knowledge of Africa and Africans and how Africans related to and interacted with Israel in the Books of Chronicles.