The Cities That Built the Bible

The Cities That Built the Bible

by Robert Cargill


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062366764
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/21/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 793,151
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Robert R. Cargill is an assistant professor of classics and religious studies at the University of Iowa and the author of Qumran through (Real) Time. He has appeared in more than a dozen television documentaries, including Finding Jesus on CNN and Bible Secrets Revealed on History, and was the host of National Geographic’s Writing the Dead Sea Scrolls. He lives in Iowa City.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations ix

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Phoenician Cities 13

Chapter 2 Ugarit 31

Chapter 3 Nineveh 53

Chapter 4 Babylon 73

Chapter 5 Megiddo 99

Chapter 6 Athens 111

Chapter 7 Alexandria 135

Chapter 8 Jerusalem 165

Chapter 9 Qumran 195

Chapter 10 Bethlehem and Nazareth 213

Chapter 11 Rome 235

Conclusion 263

Notes 269

Acknowledgments 301

Bibliography 303

Scripture Index 319

Subject Index 323

Credits 337

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