The potter"s field by Andrea Camilleri

Cover of: The potter

Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Salvo Montalbano (Fictitious character),
  • Fiction

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An unidentified corpse is found near Vigàta, a town known for its soil rich with potter"s clay. Meanwhile, a woman reports the disappearance of her husband, a Colombian man with Sicilian origins who turns out to be related to a local mobster. Then Inspector Montalbano remembers the story from the Bible-- Judas"s betrayal, the act of remorse, and the money for the potter"s field, where those of unknown or foreign origin are to be buried-- and slowly, through myriad betrayals, finds his way to the solution to the crime.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementAndrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli
SeriesInspector Montalbano mystery
ContributionsSartarelli, Stephen, 1954-
LC ClassificationsPQ4835.A3894 C3513 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25202438M
ISBN 100143120131
ISBN 109780143120131
LC Control Number2011029078

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The Potter's Field is the latest in Camilleri's adventures featuring Inspector Salvo Montalbano, coming in at book number thirteen in the series. According to Wikipedia, there are three more already written, waiting to be translated.4/5.

A potter’s field is a burying ground for indigent people, it is a graveyard for paupers. Contrary to what many may think, the word potter in potter’s field is not a proper name and it is not capitalized, according to the Oxford English original potter’s field takes its name from the Bible, specifically the book of Matthew in the New Testament.

Potter's field definition is - a public burial place for paupers, unknown persons, and criminals. How to use potter's field in a sentence. Verse - Gave them for the potter's field.

This part of the citation is borrowed from Jeremiah's purchase of the field of Hanamel (ch. The Christian writer introduces a second fulfilment of the ancient word.

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The words from Zechariah are not the exact words recorded at Matthew Zechariah does not mention the "children of Israel" and the "field". In fact, only Jeremiah mentions the "field". Jeremiah describes Jeremiah being commanded by the LORD to buy a field with seventeen shekels of silver.

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8 For this reason that field has been called the Field of Blood to this day. 9 Then that which was spoken through Jeremiah the prophet was fulfilled, saying, "And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of the one.

This is New York’s potter’s field, one of the largest cemeteries in the United States where the unclaimed dead, the unknown and the very poor have been laid to rest for more than a : Reuters Editorial. From Potter's Field Book Summary and Study Guide.

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Potter's Field A cemetery for foreigners near Jerusalem, bought with the thirty pieces of silver which had been given by the priests to Judas as a reward for betraying Jesus and which he threw back at them when he realized that what he had done was irreversible; hence the field was also called the Field of Blood (Matt.

The potter's field, a forgotten piece of local history 05/16/ AM By J. Chambless Clarence Murray found the potter's field to be a place of piece, and he spent a lot of time mowing the field and planting flowers.

Genesis | View whole chapter | See verse in context And the field of Ephron, which was in Machpelah, which was before Mamre, the field, and the cave which was therein, and all the trees that were in the field, that were in all the borders round about, were made sure Isaiah | View whole chapter | See verse in context And he shall break it as the breaking of the potters '.

Potter's Field Prophecy and Thirty Pieces of Silver. Joseph Francis Alward November 3, The author of the Bible's book of Matthew believes that the prophet Jeremiah prophesied that blood money paid to Judas would be usedto purchase a potter's field.

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When a newly plowed field recently given to the Benedictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul yields the body of a young woman, Brother Cadfael is quickly thrown into a delicate situation. The field was once owned by a local potter named Ruald, who had abandoned his beautiful wife, Generys, to take monastic vows/5(20).

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After a long period of travel, the screw-up, former drug addict, and tough guy with a white knight complex reluctantly returns to his Staten Island roots.4/5(1).The "field" purchased by the chief priests was originally known as "the potter's field", but was afterward called "agros haimatos" = the field of blood; i.e.

a field bought with the price of blood ("blood" being put by the Fig. Metonymy (of the Subject), Ap. 6, for murder or blood-guiltiness).

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