Fifty Major Cities of the Bible

  • Series: Routledge Key Guides
  • Author: John C. H. Laughlin
  • Publisher: Routledge (2006)
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 267
  • ISBN-10: 0415223156
  • ISBN-13: 9780415223157
  • Format: PDF

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.


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