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Overview Places biblical events in a geographical and historical context, in a guide that provides detailed references, timelines, and sources for further reading.
From the earliest evidence of humankind in Palestine to the establishment of the kingdoms of Judah and Israel, the ministry of Jesus, and the rise of the Christian Church, the richly illustrated HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History brings the Bible to life in all its geographical context.
Detailed biblical references, timelines, and suggestions for further reading accompany each period of biblical history, conveying a tangible sense of the land, events, and people portrayed in the world's most famous book. With more than 100 full-color maps, timelines, and expert explanations, this superlative reference work will enable readers to more fully appreciate and understand the Bible and its stories.
The HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History features: Over 100 full-color geographical and topographical mapsThe latest archaeological information, floor plans, city plans, illustrations, and artistic recreations of ancient lifeCharts, graphs, statistics, informative sidebars, and moreDetailed biblical referencesTimelines that place each section of the Bible in its historical contextWeb site recommendations for further interactive study
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.47" Width: 7.52" Height: 0.56" Weight: 1.3 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2008
ISBN 0061451959 ISBN13 9780061451959
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More About James B. Pritchard
James B. Pritchard (1909-1997) was professor of religious thought at the University of Pennsylvania and curator of Syro-Palestinian archaeology at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Daniel E. Fleming is professor of Hebrew and Judaic studies at New York University.