HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History

Paperback | May 27, 2008

byJames B. Pritchard

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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 maps
  • The latest archaeological information, floor plans, city plans, illustrations, and artistic recreations of ancient life
  • Charts, graphs, statistics, informative sidebars, and more
  • Detailed biblical references
  • Timelines that place each section of the Bible in its historical context
  • Web site recommendations for further interactive study

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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 sug...

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From the earliest evidence of humankind in Palestine to the rise of the Christian Church, the HarperCollins Atlas of Bible History places the whole of biblical history in its geographical and historical context. Detailed biblical references, timelines, and sources for further reading accompany each subject and the New Testament section...

James B. Pritchard (1909-1997) was an eminent biblical archaeologist who excavated some of the major sites of the ancient Near East. He was professor of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania and the Hays-Fulbright Professor of Archaeology at the American University in Beirut. He was awarded a medal from King Hussein for t...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.37 inPublished:May 27, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061451959

ISBN - 13:9780061451959

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A volume that will reward the scholar but be accessible to the educated layperson. And the trove of artworks, maps, and photographs make it a pleasure just to flip the pages.