Fifty Major Cities of the Bible

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Dezember 2005



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.

Included are not only well known cities such as Jerusalem and Jericho, but also 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.

This book Includes the biblical context of each city or town; a summary of its known archaeological 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.


Preface. Maps. Abbreviations. Introduction. Fifty Major Cities of the Bible. Appendix A: The Philistines. Appendix B: Chronological Tables. Appendix C: Kings of Judah and Israel


John C. H. Laughlin is Professor of Religion and Chair of the Department of Religion, Averett University in Danville, Virginia. He is an experienced field archaeologist who has served on the staff of several excavations, and is also the author of Archaeology and the Bible (Routledge, 1999)
EAN: 9780415223157
ISBN: 0415223156
Untertitel: From Dan to Beersheba. 'Routledge Key Guides'. 5 black & white illustrations, 3 black & white tables, 65 black & white halftones. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2005
Seitenanzahl: 264 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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