Fifty Major Cities of the Bible: From Dan to Beersheba / Edition 1

Fifty Major Cities of the Bible: From Dan to Beersheba / Edition 1

by John Laughlin
     
 

From the ruins of the ancient seaside city of Acco, to the small but archaeologically important town of Yokneam, Fifty Major Cities of the Bible provides readers with a comprehensive guide to the ancient cities that played a vital role in the world from which the Bible originated.

Not only covering renowned cities such as Jerusalem and Jericho, the book

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Overview

From the ruins of the ancient seaside city of Acco, to the small but archaeologically important town of Yokneam, Fifty Major Cities of the Bible provides readers with a comprehensive guide to the ancient cities that played a vital role in the world from which the Bible originated.

Not only covering renowned cities such as Jerusalem and Jericho, the book also includes lesser known towns like Aroer, Beth-Zur and Gibeah, which have all provided their own valuable contributions to the way in which we now understand the biblical world.

A fascinating, easy-to-follow text, key features include:

* the biblical context of each city or town

* a summary of its known archeological history

* non-biblical references to the site

* photographs and illustrations

* a concise bibliography for further reading

Also provided is a handy reference map to the major archaeological sites in Israel, as well as chronological tables for easy reference.

Concise, informative and high accessible, Fifty Major Cities of the Bible is a superb overview of the cities and towns that made up the Biblical world, and an essential resource for students and enthusiasts.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415223157
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Maps. Abbreviations. Introduction. Fifty Major Cities of the Bible. Appendix A: The Philistines. Appendix B: Chronological Tables. Appendix C: Kings of Judah and Israel

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