The Holy Land: Archaeological Guide to Israel, Sinai and Jordan

The Holy Land: Archaeological Guide to Israel, Sinai and Jordan

by Fabio Bourbon, Enrico Lavagno
     
 
From Masada to Megiddo to Petra, this comprehensive guide helps readers explore and appreciate the Holy Land’s manifold archaeological sites and attractions. Organized geographically, it is divided into chapters on Jerusalem, North Israel, South Israel, Mount Sinai, and Jordan, spotlighting venerable and varied religious sanctuaries, ancient cities, massive

Overview

From Masada to Megiddo to Petra, this comprehensive guide helps readers explore and appreciate the Holy Land’s manifold archaeological sites and attractions. Organized geographically, it is divided into chapters on Jerusalem, North Israel, South Israel, Mount Sinai, and Jordan, spotlighting venerable and varied religious sanctuaries, ancient cities, massive cliffside fortresses, and the incomparable stone city of Petra. Authoritative text delves into each region’s history, architecture, and archaeological highlights, accompanied by superb photographs of each site, floor plans, details of decorative motifs, statuary, architectural features, and much more. With its portable and durable flexibound format and the wealth of information it contains in a concise format, this book is an indispensable travel companion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788854404533
Publisher:
White Star Publishers
Publication date:
02/10/2009
Series:
White Star Guides
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Journalist Fabio Bourbon has written many books for White Star including Egypt: Yesterday and Today, Lost Civilizations, Holy Land: Yesterday and Today, and Petra Archaeological Guide. Enrico Lavagno has published with White Star for many years, particularly in the fields of archaeology, history, and art. Among numerous other projects, he is the author of The World Flying High.

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