On the life of this obscure figure, see Ronald Bayne, “Rawlinson, George (1812–1902),” in Dictionary of National Biography, Twentieth Century, January 1901–December 1911, supplement, ed. Sidney Lee (London: Oxford Univ. Press, 1951), vol. 3, pp. 165–167. George Rawlinson’s works include The Kings of Israel and Judah, Men of the Bible (New York: Anson D.F. Randolph & Co., 1889); A Manual of Ancient History, from the Earliest Times to the Fall of the Western Empire, Comprising the History of Chaldaea, Assyria, Media, Babylonia, Lydia, Phoenicia, Syria, Judaea, Egypt, Carthage, Persia, Greece, Macedonia, Parthia, and Rome (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1878); The Historical Evidences of the Truth of the Scripture Records Stated Anew, with Special Reference to the Doubts and Discoveries of Modern Times: In Eight Lectures Delivered in the Oxford University Pulpit, in the Year 1859, on the Bampton Foundation (Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1868); “Early Oriental History [review of F. Lenormant, Manuel d’histoire ancienne de l’Orient jusqu’aux guerres médiques],” The Contemporary Review 14 (April–July 1870), pp. 80–100; “Assyria,” in Dr. William Smith’s Dictionary of the Bible; Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography, and National History, ed. Horatio B. Hackett and Ezra Abbot (New York: Hurd and Houghton, 1871), vol. 1, pp. 185–191; The Origin of Nations (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1881); The Religions of the Ancient World, Including Egypt, Phoenicia, Assyria and Babylonia, Etruria, Persia, Greece, India, Rome (New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1883); A Memoir of Major-General Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson (London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1898); and The History of Herodotus (New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1859).