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

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

by O'Connor Jerome Murphy
     
 

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:
9780192851581
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/14/1986
Series:
Oxford Paperbacks
Edition description:
2nd ed., rev. and expanded
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.69(h) x 0.94(d)

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