Historical Atlas of the Bible

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Overview

This is a fascinating exploration of the most influential collection of writings in Western history. By placing the events and people described in the Bible into their social and geographical context, it seeks to provide new insights into the scriptures and illuminate a truly significant period in the development of Western civilization.

The authoritative, engrossing text is accompanied throughout with quotes from the Bible, showing the link between the historical events ...

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Overview

This is a fascinating exploration of the most influential collection of writings in Western history. By placing the events and people described in the Bible into their social and geographical context, it seeks to provide new insights into the scriptures and illuminate a truly significant period in the development of Western civilization.

The authoritative, engrossing text is accompanied throughout with quotes from the Bible, showing the link between the historical events described and the scriptures. There are 100 beautifully detailed maps illustrating the movements of people and the development of nations, and there are over 100 color photographs and illustrations of archaeological sites and artifacts.

This is a comprehensive account of what is undoubtedly the key book in the development of Western civilization. As such, it is sure to be of great interest to believers and non-believers alike.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780785826279
  • Publisher: Chartwell Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/5/2010
  • Series: Chartwell Historical Atlas Series
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 292,724
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Ian Barnes is Head of the Department of History and International Studies at the University of Derby, England. He studied at the Universities of Sussex, England; Stockholm, Sweden; and the London School of Economics (University of London). He has been a United States Information Agency Visiting Professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He has authored numerous articles on European history and has written The Historical Atlas of Asia, The Historical Atlas of Europe, The Historical Atlas of the American Revolution, and The Historical Atlas of the Bible.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2009

    Great Gift!

    I purchased this book as a gift to my step-father for his 90th birthday. He loved it. At 90 years old time is important...and he has spent hours and hours with this book.

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