Fifty Major Cities of the Bible

Fifty Major Cities of the Bible

From Dan to Beersheba

Paperback - 2006
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From the ruins of the ancient seaside city of Acco, to the small but archaeologically important town of Yokneam, Fifty Major Cities of the Bible provides readers with a comprehensive guide to the ancient cities that played a vital role in the world from which the Bible originated. Not only covering renowned cities such as Jerusalem and Jericho, the book also includes lesser known towns like Aroer, Beth-Zur and Gibeah, which have all provided their own valuable contributions to the way in which we now understand the biblical world. A fascinating, easy-to-follow text, key features include: the biblical context of each city or town; a summary of its known archeological history; non-biblical references to the site; photographs and illustrations; a concise bibliography for further reading. Also provided is a handy reference map to the major archaeological sites in Israel, as well as chronological tables for easy reference. Concise, informative and high accessible, Fifty Major Cities of the Bible is a superb overview of the cities and towns that made up the Biblical world, and an essential resource for students and enthusiasts.
Publisher: London, England : Routledge, 2006.
ISBN: 9780415223157
0415223156
Characteristics: xviii, 246 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,22 cm.
Alternative Title: 50 major cities of the Bible

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