London: Published By "the Zionist" 1917. Item #41073
First English edition. Original paper wrappers. 8vo. 19 pages, 22 cm. In English. Translated into English by Leon Simon. One of Ahad Ha'am's most famous essays. In it, Ahad Ha'Am focuses on the historical figure and the biblical significance of Moses. Famous quotes from this essay are: "This Moses, I say, this man of old time, whose existence and character you are trying to elucidate, matters to nobody but scholars like you. Historical truth is that, and that alone, which reveals the forces that go to mould the social life of mankind. " SUBJECTS: Moses (Biblical leader) . OCLC lists 9 copies worldwide (OCLC: 19479557) . First published as part of the in the "Selected Essays by Ahad Ha-am. " Light Wear, Very Good Condition (BIBLE-19-10).