The Holy Land

The Holy Land

by Peter Connolly
     
 


Peter Connolly's book brings to life the people and events of a crucial period in the history of the world. Spanning a hundred years that culminate in the fall of Masada in 73 AD, Connolly reconstructs the daily lives--domestic, religious, and military--of the Jewish people in Judea, Galilee, and Jerusalem, mostly under the reign of the great King Herod. The… See more details below

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Peter Connolly's book brings to life the people and events of a crucial period in the history of the world. Spanning a hundred years that culminate in the fall of Masada in 73 AD, Connolly reconstructs the daily lives--domestic, religious, and military--of the Jewish people in Judea, Galilee, and Jerusalem, mostly under the reign of the great King Herod. The book's fascinating illustrations, based on exhaustive up-to-date research, recreate minute details with stunning precision. The volume features a tour of the geography of the eastern Mediterranean and a review of archaeological excavations and discoveries in the region. For young adults interested in Jewish history, the ancient world, and the beginnings of Christianity, this book offers thorough information with unique clarity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199105335
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
10.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Connolly has written and illustrated many books for children about the ancient world, including the award-winning The Legend of Odysseus, The Roman Fort, The Legionary, and the very successful The Ancient City. He is an honorary research fellow of the Institute of Archaeology in London.

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