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The Holy Land: An Archaeological Guide from Earliest Times to 1700
     

The Holy Land: An Archaeological Guide from Earliest Times to 1700

by Jerome Murphy-O'Connor
 

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This concise, witty, and readable guide is an ideal companion for travelers to the Holy Land. Based on Murphy-O'Connor's many years of directing archaeological field trips, this guide gives clear directions about how to find sites and monuments of interest, from Stone Age Caves and Roman roads to the grandiose buildings of Herod the Great and Byzantine churches and

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This concise, witty, and readable guide is an ideal companion for travelers to the Holy Land. Based on Murphy-O'Connor's many years of directing archaeological field trips, this guide gives clear directions about how to find sites and monuments of interest, from Stone Age Caves and Roman roads to the grandiose buildings of Herod the Great and Byzantine churches and synagogues. This new edition has maps and detailed site plans on nearly every page and includes the reports of the most recent excavations. As well as treating the sites that everyone should see, Murphy-O'Connor encourages visitors to leave the beaten track to discover the amazing variety of the Holy Land's cultural riches.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192852694
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/20/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 7.75(h) x 1.02(d)

Meet the Author

About the Author:
Jerome Murphy-O'Connor is Professor of the New Testament at the Ecole Biblique et Archaeolgique Francaise in Jerusalem. His book is based on twenty years' practical experience in guiding visitors to the Holy Land.

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